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Application of the Canadian C-Spine Rule during early clinical evaluation of a patient presenting in primary care with a C2 fracture following a motor vehicle collision: A case report. / Rossettini, Giacomo; Rondoni, Angie; Testa, Marco.

In: International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, No. 18, 2015, p. 230-236.

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title = "Application of the Canadian C-Spine Rule during early clinical evaluation of a patient presenting in primary care with a C2 fracture following a motor vehicle collision: A case report",
abstract = "Background: Neck pain related to a recent minor trauma could maska cervical spine fracture, even in the absence of neurological signs and symptoms.Objective: The purpose of this article is to report a case of safe management of apatient involved in a minor importance motor vehicle collision, concealing anodontoid fracture.Clinical features: A patient involved in a minor blunt trauma self-referred toa physical therapist’s outpatient clinic the day after, complaining of pain ofmedium e severe intensity, slight nausea, headache and cervical mobility restrictionraised during the night, many hours after the collision. No neurological signswere present.Intervention and outcome: A detailed case history which aimed to screen for redflags and the Canadian C-Spine Rule application combined with clinical examination,facilitated the diagnosis of an odontoid fracture of the C2 vertebra. This ledto a safe and effective management procedure of the patient and an adequatetherapy with a rigid Philadelphia neck brace for 60 days.",
author = "Giacomo Rossettini and Angie Rondoni and Marco Testa",
year = "2015",
language = "English",
pages = "230--236",
journal = "International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine",
issn = "1746-0689",
publisher = "Elsevier",
number = "18",

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AU - Rondoni, Angie

AU - Testa, Marco

PY - 2015

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N2 - Background: Neck pain related to a recent minor trauma could maska cervical spine fracture, even in the absence of neurological signs and symptoms.Objective: The purpose of this article is to report a case of safe management of apatient involved in a minor importance motor vehicle collision, concealing anodontoid fracture.Clinical features: A patient involved in a minor blunt trauma self-referred toa physical therapist’s outpatient clinic the day after, complaining of pain ofmedium e severe intensity, slight nausea, headache and cervical mobility restrictionraised during the night, many hours after the collision. No neurological signswere present.Intervention and outcome: A detailed case history which aimed to screen for redflags and the Canadian C-Spine Rule application combined with clinical examination,facilitated the diagnosis of an odontoid fracture of the C2 vertebra. This ledto a safe and effective management procedure of the patient and an adequatetherapy with a rigid Philadelphia neck brace for 60 days.

AB - Background: Neck pain related to a recent minor trauma could maska cervical spine fracture, even in the absence of neurological signs and symptoms.Objective: The purpose of this article is to report a case of safe management of apatient involved in a minor importance motor vehicle collision, concealing anodontoid fracture.Clinical features: A patient involved in a minor blunt trauma self-referred toa physical therapist’s outpatient clinic the day after, complaining of pain ofmedium e severe intensity, slight nausea, headache and cervical mobility restrictionraised during the night, many hours after the collision. No neurological signswere present.Intervention and outcome: A detailed case history which aimed to screen for redflags and the Canadian C-Spine Rule application combined with clinical examination,facilitated the diagnosis of an odontoid fracture of the C2 vertebra. This ledto a safe and effective management procedure of the patient and an adequatetherapy with a rigid Philadelphia neck brace for 60 days.

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JO - International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine

JF - International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine

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