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Compulsory Use of the Backboard is Associated with Increased Frequency of Thoracolumbar Imaging
(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 ...
Hospital Observation Upon Reversal (HOUR) with Naloxone: A Prospective Clinical Prediction Rule Validation Study
Objective: St. Paul’s Early Discharge Rule was derived to determine which patients could be safely discharged from the emergency department after a 1-hour observation period following naloxone administration for opiate ...