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Respiratory effects of spinal immobilization.

Authors
  • Totten, V Y
  • Sugarman, D B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1999
Volume
3
Issue
4
Pages
347–352
Identifiers
PMID: 10534038
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study confirmed the previously reported respiratory restriction caused by spinal immobilization. Vacuum mattresses are more comfortable than wooden backboards.

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