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Whiplash-Associated Disorders : Clinical and medico-legal guidelines on the methods of ascertainment

S D Ferrara, V Ananian, E Baccino, P Banczerowski, D Bordignon, R Boscolo-Berto, R Domenici, J Gorriz Quevedo, M Graw, W Hell, C Hernandez Cueto, P J T Knudsen, S Masiero, M Montisci, G A Norelli, V Pinchi, R Raudys, J S Raul, Vera Sterzik, E Tessitore, J Tuusov, P Vanezis, Y Vermylen, D N Vieira, G Viel, A Viero, E Villanueva & R Zoia

abstract The manuscript presents the International Guidelines developed by the Working Group on Personal Injury and Damage under the patronage of the International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM) regarding the Methods of Ascertainment of any suspected Whiplash-Associated Disorders (WAD).The document includes a detailed description of the logical and methodological steps of the ascertainment process as well as a synoptic diagram in the form of Flow Chart.
   
citation Ferrara S D, Ananian V, Baccino E, Banczerowski P, Bordignon D, Boscolo-Berto R, Domenici R, Gorriz Quevedo J, Graw M, Hell W, Hernandez Cueto C, Knudsen P J T, Masiero S, Montisci M, Norelli G A, Pinchi V, Raudys R, Raul J S, Sterzik V, Tessitore E, Tuusov J, Vanezis P, Vermylen Y, Vieira D N, Viel G, Viero A, Villanueva E, Zoia R. Whiplash-Associated Disorders : Clinical and medico-legal guidelines on the methods of ascertainment. Int J Legal Med 2015; 130:13-22.
   
type journal paper/review (English)
date of publishing 05-09-2015
journal title Int J Legal Med (130/1)
ISSN electronic 1437-1596
pages 13-22
PubMed 26342284
DOI 10.1007/s00414-015-1243-x