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Asked in Back Neck and Spine, First Aid
If neck injury is suspected what should you avoid when checking the airway?
Avoid moving the head. The head should be kept as you found it if there is a suspected neck injury. ...
Asked in Health
What is the best thing to do with a neck injury?
"If you suspect that you have a neck injury, you should see a medical professional to determine the nature and severity of the injury. For a stiff neck or shoulders, you should try to rest and gently massage the area. Also, always use an ice pack to your injury, do not apply heat." ...
What type of method do you use to open an airway when the person has a neck injury?
When the patient has a suspected neck or back injury, you should use the jaw thrust technique. ...
Is a neck injury an injury to the cervical spine?
"A neck injury may involve injury to the cervical spine, but does not always involve cervical spine injury. Neck injuries may be related to muscle pulls, spinal alignment and other problems that do not involve injury to the cervical spine." ...
Asked in Lawyers
If you have a whiplash injury should you consult a lawyer?
If you have a wishplash injury you shouls consider a lawyer because is an injury that could led you to do nothing in the future. It can make you not move your neck ever again. ...
Asked in Spinal Cord
What is a traumatic injury to the neck and spinal cord can result in?
A traumatic injury to the spinal cord in the neck region can lead to paralysis called Quadriplegia. ...
Asked in Exercise
Which neck exercises should be avoided if one has a eye problem?
The neck exercises that should be avoided if you have eye problems should be tipping your head back, leaning too far over, and moving your neck side to side. This is because these positions will put more pressure on your eye and cause more injury. Holding your head upright in a natural position will avoid further eye injury since the pressure will be balanced. ...
Asked in Back Neck and Spine, Dog Health, Definitions
You fell and cracked mty neck today are there symptoms you should be looking out for Also your head and neck are itchy after the injury?
You should watch for severe pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, and decreased feeling in the arms and legs. If you have these symptoms, seek medical attention because you could have a neck fracture. ...
Asked in Veterinary Medicine
What do you give a dog who has a stiff neck?
You should not give him anything - dogs should not develop stiff necks on a routine basis. If your dog has a stiff neck, you should take him/her to the veterinarian for examination to determine the underlying cause. This may range from arthritis to injury to cancer to infection. ...
An airman in your unit I spot breathing and appears to be unconscious you suspect there is a neck injury the preferred method to open the airway is the?
Use the jaw thrust to open the airway for a neck injury.
Asked in Personal Finance
What is the amount of compensation for a neck injury?
The amount of compensation received depends upon how serious your injuries are and what other losses you have incurred, including: Loss of earnings, including overtime and bonuses Travel to and from medical appointments E.g. Hospital, Doctors etc.. Any medication Cost of any special equipment or adaptations Care given by members of your family or others E.g. them having time off work Damage caused to any of your personal effects I had a look into some figures for a neck injury and they are as follows : Neck Injury...
Asked in Exercise
Would a exercise ball be good to use for a neck or back injury?
That depends on the type and severity of your injury. A question like that should always be addressed to your doctor or physical therapist after you have been thoroughly evaluated. ...
Asked in Health
Things not to do when shock?
When a person is in shock, there are certain things that should not be done to them. An individual should not give the person in shock anything to eat or drink, should not wait to call 911 (because the condition could get worse) and should neither move the person nor elevate his or her legs if a spinal injury, head injury, neck injury and/or broken bones in the hips or legs are suspected. ...