New bed saves many more patients from a life of paralysis

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New bed saves many more patients from a life of paralysis

Medical professionals concerned about treating patients with injured necks have found a new ally

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Treating neck dislocations is a speciality even medical professionals can be nervous about.  

Up to 75% of patients with neck or bifacet dislocations end up as quadriplegics owing to compression of the spine.

The longer it takes to decompress the spine, the worse the outcome, so it’s no wonder some less-experienced medics and those who are not trained in orthopaedics are intimidated by it...

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