APLS like everyone else has finally gotten rid of the cervical collar…have you?


“Consider protecting the cervical spine if the mechanism of injury suggests the possibility of a cervical spine injury. If protection is considered necessary, start with manual in-line stabilisation (MILS) by a competent assistant or if this is not possible, consider using head block and appropriate strapping”




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