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  1. Medicolegal aspects of athletic cervical spine injury.

    Article - En anglais

    Approximately 10,000 Americans suffer catastrophic cervical spinal cord injuries each year.

    Most are caused by automobile accidents ; however, many of these crippling injuries are related to participation in sports.

    This article evaluates the legal aspects neck injury resulting from participation in a number of athletic events, including football, wrestling, gymnastics, snow skiing, ice hockey, diving, and surfing.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Rachis cervical, Moelle épinière cervicale, Aspect médicolégal, Sport, Homme, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Moelle épinière pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Cervical spine, Cervical spinal cord, Forensic aspect, Sport, Human, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Spine disease, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Spinal cord disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0150633

    Code Inist : 002B16B. Création : 21/07/1998.