Initial Resuscitation, Prevention and Management of the Early Complication in Acute Cervical Spine Injury
XIONG Min TAN Jun Department of Orthopedics,Jinshan Hospital,Fudan University,Shanghai 200540;Department of Orthopedics,Dong fang Hospital,Tongji Uuniversity,Shanghai 200120
Objective: To study the importance of initial resuscitation, prevention and management of the early complication in acute cervical spine injury. Methods: Initial resuscitation, 10 types and 715 early complications and their prevention and management in 194 cases with acute cervical spinal cord injury admitted through 1996 to 2004 were reviewed. Results: Mortality in early stage could be markedly reduced with routinely and procedure initial resuscitation, pulmonary complication was the main cause of death, while early complications delay the possible surgical treatment, affect the treatment results, increase the cost and the staying in hospital and difficulty of rehabilitation. Conclusion: Early complication occurring in the first days with its own characterirics, prevented or treated properly, it will be benefit for the treatment of the neural lesion and following rehabilitation.
【CateGory Index】： R683.2