Because many nursing interventions require mobilization of the patient, cervical spine film interpretation should be a necessary tool of the critical care nurse. This article provides the fundamentals necessary for initial interpretation of the cervical spine, plus a review of the common radiographic views of the cervical spine, abnormalities, and a systematic approach to the interpretation of these studies.
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Articles| September 01 1990
Interpretation of the cervical spine X-ray: a simplified approach
Crit Care Nurse (1990) 10 (8): 48–51.
DW Unkle, JF Armstrong, SE Ross, DeLong WGJr; Interpretation of the cervical spine X-ray: a simplified approach. Crit Care Nurse 1 September 1990; 10 (8): 48–51. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn19188.8.131.52
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