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    • Compulsory Use of the Backboard is Associated with Increased Frequency of Thoracolumbar Imaging 

      Clemency, Brian M.; Tanski, Christopher T.; Chambers, Jennifer Gibson; O'Brien, Michael; Knapp, Andrew; Clark, Alexander; McGoff, Patrick; Innes, Johanna; Lindstrom, Heather A.; Hostler, David (Taylor & Francis, 2018-02-15)
      Background: Backboards have been shown to cause pain in uninjured patients. This may alter physical exam findings, leading emergency department (ED) providers to suspect a spinal injury when none exists resulting in ...