Blunt Neck Trauma
1. Identify when neck trauma is potentially life-threatening and/or has interfered with the airway or the function of the vascular, neurological or gastrointestinal system.
2. Identify who is at risk for neck trauma and how to apply image utilization rules.
3. Classify cervical fractures as stable versus unstable.
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Donald Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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