Title

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

Document Type

Abstract

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

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.