However, there are no reports of strictly conservative treatment with only cervical collar
immobilisation showing such a significant reduction of the pannus, as in the present case report.
The patient's cervical collar
was removed immediately and the patient was placed in bolsters next to his head to try to minimize any distractive forces while optimizing stability prior to definitive fixation.
10,18) Six weeks of a rigid cervical collar
is often utilized.
, he stated, has its own side effects and it has specific indications in which it should be used.
Subjects received either surgery to stabilize the fracture or a nonsurgical treatment consisting of several weeks of immobilization in a hard cervical collar
Patients are advised to wear a cervical collar
for two weeks following the procedure.
Some of the innovations include a portable Braille reader designed by students of the Indian Institute of Technology, a newly designed cervical collar
to protect the spine from further injury created by a Rice University team, and an affordable water-purification system developed by Western New England College students.
Items include wrist splints, thumb braces, back supports, hernia belts, a cervical collar
, heel and elbow protectors, adult and children's arm slings, ankle supports, abdominal supports, and cast or bandage protectors.
The patient's neck should remain immobilised supine supported on a spine board with a cervical collar
and immobilisation apparatus such as sandbags and tape until an adequate full cervical spine series can be obtained in the radiology department (ATLS 2004).
To shorten recovery time for adults with acute cervical radiculopathy, recommend either physical therapy (PT) and a home exercise plan or a cervical collar
and rest2 Both are more effective than a wait-and-see strategy.
To stabilize the spine, paramedics wrap a cervical collar
around a patient's neck and strap the individual to a long board to keep the vertebrae from shifting during transport.
He had been noncompliant with his cervical collar
but denied any new trauma.
Except for the cervical collar
she was also wearing a long and heavy scarf around the collar, protecting her neck from cold, as she said.
He has damaged three vertebrae in his neck and will have to wear a cervical collar
for eight to 12 weeks.
The intent of this article is to review the anatomy of the mandible and demonstrate a method of performing axiolateral projections on a patient who has a cervical collar