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2020 05

Am J Emerg Med



Does Overall Cervical Spine Pathology Relate to the Clinical Heterogeneity of Chronic Whiplash?


Elliott JM, Parrish TB, Walton DM, Vassallo AJ, Fundaun J, Wasielewski M, Courtney MD
Am J Emerg Med. 2020 05; 38(5):869-873.
PMID: 31285071.


There remains limited evidence for the clinical importance of most imaging findings in whiplash. However, it is possible the type and number of findings on Computed Tomography (CT) may contribute to prognostic recovery models. The purpose is to interpret cervical spine pathologies in the context of known factors influencing recovery.