Motion Created in an Unstable Cervical Spine During the Removal of a Football Helmet: Comparison of Techniques

Motion Created in an Unstable Cervical Spine During the Removal of a Football Helmet: Comparison of Techniques
Helmet removal is necessary to maintain airway access in a suspected cervical spine injury. The aim of this investigation was to determine which of two football helmet removal techniques minimized angular and translational displacement in a suspected cervical injury.

Helmet removal is necessary to maintain airway access in a suspected cervical spine injury. The aim of this investigation was to determine which of two football helmet removal techniques minimized angular and translational displacement in a suspected cervical injury.

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