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Offer of a bandage versus rigid immobilisation in 4- to 15-year-olds with distal radius torus fractures: the FORCE equivalence RCT

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Torus (buckle) fractures of the wrist are the most common fractures in children involving the distal radius and/or ulna. It is unclear if children require rigid immobilisation and follow-up or would recover equally as well by being discharged without any immobilisation or a bandage. Given the large number of these injuries, identifying the optimal treatment strategy could have important effects on the child, the number of days of school absence and NHS cost... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/BDNS6122

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8420-8252
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Publisher:
NIHR Journals Library Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
33
Article number:
BDNS6122
Publication date:
2022-07-29
Acceptance date:
2022-06-30
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ISSN:
1366-5278
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1272338
Local pid:
pubs:1272338
Deposit date:
2022-08-04

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