Clinical Prediction Rules for Spinal Fractures

Test your knowledge on the clinical prediction rules for spinal fractures.

To identify patients with a likelihood of vertebral compression fracture:

CPR Roman
1. Age > 52 years
2. no presence of referred leg signs
3. BMI of 22 or less
4. No regular exercise
5. female


Another CPR rule.

CPR Henschke

1. Female
2. age > 70
3. Significant trauma in young patients, minor in elderly
4. Prolonged use of corticosteroids.

Differential Diagnosis of the Spine

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