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Can you die from a broken spine if lying there alone?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes

With neurological injury that comes with recent fracture and spinal cord injury spinal shock occurs which is.
Decreased blood pressure resistant to treatment with fluid replacement low blood pressure low cerebral perfusion unconsciousness cerebral ischemia followed by central swelling pressur on brain st stop breathing death without support.

In brief: Yes

With neurological injury that comes with recent fracture and spinal cord injury spinal shock occurs which is.
Decreased blood pressure resistant to treatment with fluid replacement low blood pressure low cerebral perfusion unconsciousness cerebral ischemia followed by central swelling pressur on brain st stop breathing death without support.
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