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The position of the spine in the recovery position--an experimental comparison between the lateral recovery position and the modified HAINES position.

Authors
  • Blake, W E D
  • Stillman, B C
  • Eizenberg, N
  • Briggs, C
  • McMeeken, J M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Resuscitation
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2002
Volume
53
Issue
3
Pages
289–297
Identifiers
PMID: 12062845
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The modified HAINES position results in a more neutral position of the spine making it preferable to the lateral recovery position in the management of patients when trauma may have occurred. Further research is required to ensure that the recovery positions in use today are the best possible.

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