Fractures are uncommon but have been linked to a higher mortality rate than other cervical fractures.
What does CF stand for?
CF stands for Cervical Fracture (neck)
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We have 108 other meanings of CF in our Acronym Attic
- Center Frequency
- Center Front (tailoring)
- Center Funded
- Center of Flotation
- Central African Republic (country code, top level domain)
- Central Facility
- Central Files
- Centrally Funded
- Centrifugal Force
- Cerebrospinal Fluid
Samples in periodicals archive:
Oral intubation may be particularly challenging especially if cervical fracture cannot be excluded.
In kyphoplasty, surgeons insert a balloon device to reduce the cervical fracture, remove the balloon, and replace it with cement.
Undetected cervical fractures diagnosed only at autopsy.
This view is generally obtained first to avoid moving a patient who might have a cervical fracture.
Olena, 87 years old at the time of the accident suffered a severe cervical fracture.
Trevor's numerous injuries from the accident included: -- Severe traumatic brain injury -- Epidural hematoma (bleeding in the membranes of the brain) -- Cerebral edema (brain swelling) -- Cerebral contusion (bruised brain tissue) -- 2 Skull fractures -- Fractured eye socket -- Fractured pelvis and tailbone -- Fractured right arm -- Fractured tibia and fibula bones in his lower left leg -- Cervical fracture -- Kidney laceration -- Ruptured spleen, which was subsequently removed -- Injured pancreas -- Corneal laceration -- Peroneal nerve palsy Once Trevor was finally out of danger, he was transferred to the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Miller Children's Hospital on July 17.