Lateral Trauma Position Research – A Cadaver Model -2016


This study used a cadaver model to compare c-spine movement in different lateral positions. The LTP and HAINES (1) methods caused less movement than the lateral recovery position (which does not provide for adequate head support).

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(1). Haines J, Positioning an unconscious patient with suspected neck injury. Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 1996; 21: 85

Research – Hyldmo, et. al. – Safety of the Lateral Trauma Position: A Cadaver Model Study – Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica

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