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SET T0017 - Emergency Department

CASE 1

HISTORY

82 YO lady. Fell down the stairs. Injured her neck.

QUESTION

Normal or abnormal?

ANSWER

CASE 2

HISTORY

Injured in a Road Traffic Accident (RTA). Painful neck.

QUESTION

Normal or abnormal?

ANSWER

CASE 3

HISTORY

Elderly patient. Complex fall in the kitchen. Painful neck

QUESTION

An overexposed radiograph and much windowing of this image would be needed. Remember, radiography - following a neck injury - in an elderly patient in pain can be difficult.

Is the upper C-spine normal or abnormal?

ANSWER

CASE 4

HISTORY

Another elderly patient. Assaulted and robbed. Found bleeding on the pavement. Painful neck.

QUESTION

Is the upper cervical spine normal or abnormal?

ANSWER