Managing whiplash injury
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Managing whiplash injury

Charlotte Jaye Emergency nurse practitioner, St Mary’s Hospital, London

CHARLOTTE JAYE describes the physiology of whiplash and discusses the management of patients with this condition presenting at A&E

Few topics provoke such controversy in emergency, orthopaedic, neurological and rheumatology departments, not to mention the courts, as whiplash injuries (Pearce 1989, Young 2001).

Emergency Nurse. 12, 7, 28-33. doi: 10.7748/en2004.

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