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Near Hanging

Date Last Search Run: Feb 01, 2022
Table last updated: Dec 09, 2019
Data last added: Dec 20, 2018

Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)        
2 (fair evidence exists)      
3 (weak evidence exists)  


Interventions

C-Spine immobilization
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Neutral (Yellow) Incidence of c-spine fracture Patient PH-Paramedic Aufderheide TP., Aprahamian C., Mateer JR. Emergency airway management in hanging victims. Ann Emerg Med 1994; 24:879-84. Medline
III Neutral (Yellow) Cervical spine injury Patient Jawaid MT., Amalnath SD., Subrahmanyam DKS. Neurological Outcomes Following Suicidal Hanging: A Prospective Study of 101 Patients. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 2017; 20(2):106-108. Medline

Intubation
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Supportive (Green) Incidence of c-spine fracture Patient PH-Paramedic Aufderheide TP., Aprahamian C., Mateer JR. Emergency airway management in hanging victims. Ann Emerg Med 1994; 24:879-84. Medline


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