Friday, January 18, 2013

NEXUS Criteria for C-Spine Injury Mnemonic


NEXUS Criteria For Cervical Injury:

N    Neuro Deficit
E     EtOH/Intoxication
X    eXtreme distracting Injury
U    Unable to provide history (Altered LOC)
S    Spinal tenderness (midline)

Courtesy: Academic Life in EM Blog