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C-spine (plural C-spines)
- (emergency medicine) A neckbrace.
- When placing a C-spine on you must measure the person's neck precisely.
- (emergency medicine) The position in which a trauma patient's cervical spine is immobilized to prevent possible or further spinal injury.
- Always maintain C-spine if there is even a chance that someone has hit their head or fallen.