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Research Article

Characteristics and Management of Emergency Department Patients Presenting with C2 Cervical Spine Fractures

Table 1

Mechanism of injury in C2 fracture patients with distinction between patients aged less than 60 years and those aged 60 years and older.

Mechanism of Injury< 60 (%)≥ 60 (%)TOTAL (%)

Fall7 (24)88 (81)95 (68)

Motor Vehicle Crash (MVC)21 (70)17 (15)38 (27)

Blow to Head1 (3)2 (2)3 (2)

Motorcycle Crash (MCC)1 (3)0 (0)1 (1)

Altercation0 (0)1 (1)1 (1)

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Accident0 (0)1 (1)1 (1)

TOTAL ()30 (100)109 (100)139 (100)

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