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Are there any visual symptoms of a spinal cord injury, if you arrive first at an accident scene?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Not necessarily

It is important if you are first on the scene and there is someone hurt not to move that person.
If they have a spinal cord injury or if there is the potential for one, they need to be immobilized by qualified emts.

In brief: Not necessarily

It is important if you are first on the scene and there is someone hurt not to move that person.
If they have a spinal cord injury or if there is the potential for one, they need to be immobilized by qualified emts.
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