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Cervical spine fractures and rear car seat restraints.
  1. B G Conry,
  2. C M Hall
  1. Department of Diagnostic Radiology, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.


    Two cases of potentially fatal cervical spine fractures in children who were inadequately restrained by malfunctioning car seat restraints are presented. Adequate parental maintenance of seat restraints and their readjustment when children change from wearing lightweight to thick, heavy clothing are imperative.

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