Applying Classification and Decision Rule to Predict Outcome of Whiplash in an Ambulatory Patient Recovering from Incomplete Spinal Cord Trauma

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It is not known whether a clinical prediction rule or a whiplash associated disorder (WAD) classification may be applied effectively in a second traumatic event to predict the outcome in a patient recovering from cord trauma. Therefore, the purpose of this case was to apply a decision rule and a whiplash classification to predict the outcome of a second traumatic event in a recovering incomplete spinal cord injured (SCI) patient who was ambulatory.