Pre-hospital spinal immobilisation: an initial consensus statement

Search strategyPrior to the Faculty meeting in March 2012, a review of the published literature was undertaken using PubMed to search the Medline database. Secondary searches were made using UK PubMed Central and Google Scholar. The search terms included pre-hospital, out-of-hospital, spinal immobilisation, cervical collar and c-spine clearance. A tertiary search analysed the references of retrieved articles to identify further sources.

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