Nurses Clearing spine - page 2

anyone clearing l/c spine on minor trauma patients. if so can you relate it to any studies to accuracy, errors, ect. also do you have any education material to share. i am looking into putting... Read More

  1. by   Dinith88
    Quote from ZippyGBR
    bum poked?
    ? what?
  2. by   ZippyGBR
    Quote from Dinith88
    ? what?

    asssesment of anal tone!
  3. by   TrudyRN
    I think only docs should do this.

    Ha ha, thinking about a car accident I was in once - got rear-ended at quite low speed, yet had scary back pain. Paramedics had me stand up, get out of the car, then wanted to backboard me. What kind of nuttiness is that?
  4. by   ZippyGBR
    Quote from TrudyRN
    I think only docs should do this.

    Ha ha, thinking about a car accident I was in once - got rear-ended at quite low speed, yet had scary back pain. Paramedics had me stand up, get out of the car, then wanted to backboard me. What kind of nuttiness is that?
    two answers -

    laziness

    OR

    paramedics 'read the wreck' decided you had a low index of suspicion but had to board you becasue the ED want everyone from RTCs on boards for ass coverage reasons

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