Cervical Evaluation and Examination
Upon completion of this CME session, you should be able to:
1. Describe the symptoms and signs for common cervical spine problems.
2. Describe appropriate use of and advantages of imaging for the cervical spine.
3. Develop evidence-based management plans for patients with cervical spine conditions that can be treated in the ambulatory setting.
4. Perform a neck and cervical spine examination.
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Michael J. Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Sports Medicine Center, Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics Primary Care Physician; Private Practice, Hanover Family Physicians, Richmond, Virginia
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