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What is Whiplash Injuries?

What is Whiplash Injuries?

  • Whiplash Injuries: An injury to the neck when the neck is rapidly forced backward and then forwards or vice versa. It most commonly occurs in vehicle accidents when the vehicle is stopped abruptly or pushed forwards suddenly.
  • Whiplash Injuries: Hyperextension injury to the neck, often the result of being struck from behind by a fast-moving vehicle, in an automobile accident. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Whiplash Injuries: an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Whiplash Injuries: Introduction

Types of Whiplash Injuries:

Broader types of Whiplash Injuries:

How serious is Whiplash Injuries?

Complications of Whiplash Injuries: see complications of Whiplash Injuries

What causes Whiplash Injuries?

Causes of Whiplash Injuries: see causes of Whiplash Injuries

What are the symptoms of Whiplash Injuries?

Symptoms of Whiplash Injuries: see symptoms of Whiplash Injuries

Complications of Whiplash Injuries: see complications of Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash Injuries: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Whiplash Injuries.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Whiplash Injuries.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Whiplash Injuries: Emergency Medicine Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Whiplash Injuries.
Treatments for Whiplash Injuries: see treatments for Whiplash Injuries
Research for Whiplash Injuries: see research for Whiplash Injuries

Name and Aliases of Whiplash Injuries

Main name of condition: Whiplash Injuries

Other names or spellings for Whiplash Injuries:

Source - WordNet 2.1


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