backboard(redirected from Long spine board)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
1. A board placed under or behind something to provide firmness or support.
2. A board placed beneath the body of a person with an injury to the neck or back, used especially in transporting the person in such a way as to avoid further injury.
A flat hard sheet that is used by emergency medical technicians in patients with suspected spinal injury.