In article <000201c3f194$64e30800$0201a8c0@andrew60cdb79o>, Andy Webster
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> It may be a more sensitive rule, but which is the easiest to
> remember?? I think NEXUS, which is probably why it may be easier to
> implement in practice.
From pre-hospital/wilderness medicine perspective the blind inclusion
of mechanism in the Canadian rules is not very helpful. Obviously this
is using the rule not for what it was intended (ie whether to immobilise
as opposed to whether to x-ray).
The UK Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician and Command Physician course is
9th-15th November 2003 at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore, Scotland
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