Presumed trauma mechanism resulting from a 300 feet vertical fall in the present case. Landing feet first is the likely root cause for survival in this 28-year old patient who sustained an injury mechanism generally classified as "non-survivable". Please refer to text for details.
Weckbach et al. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2011 19:63 doi:10.1186/1757-7241-19-63