Burst Fx (TL Spine)

Also see
Burst Fx (C1 Jefferson Fracture )

Anatomy

Stability

Imaging

Treatment

  1. Trauma ABCs
  2. Immobilization
  3. If intubation required
  4. Continue with primary survey
  5. For spinal cord injury:
  6. Other issues
  7. Reduction of fracture (Neurosurg / ortho)

Disposition