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Bedside Ultrasound vs X-Ray for the Diagnosis of Forearm Fractures in Children.

Authors
  • Rowlands, Rachel1
  • Rippey, James2
  • Tie, Sing3
  • Flynn, James4
  • 1 Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia; University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, United Kingdom. , (Australia)
  • 2 Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia; School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 3 Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia; Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 4 Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia; School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia; School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia. , (Australia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of emergency medicine
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2017
Volume
52
Issue
2
Pages
208–215
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.10.013
PMID: 27814988
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

A group of pediatric emergency physicians with limited previous experience could, after a short training program, diagnose forearm fractures in children. Pain associated with US was no better or worse than pain associated with x-ray study.

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