Cervical spine injury

In patients with suspected or proven cervical spine injury the above maneuvers may exaggerate any neurological insult. Therefore it is recommended that the cervical spine be protected by manual in-line axial stabilization, maintaining the head and neck in the neutral position ( Fig 2). Jaw thrust will probably be the optimal technique for improving the airway with the least likelihood of distracting the cervical spine.

Fig. 2 Manual in-line stabilization of the head and neck.
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