TITLE

THE TREATMENT OF FEMORAL SHAFT FRACTURES IN CHILDREN: A SYSTEMATIC OVERVIEW AND CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE LITERATURE

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, James G.
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Surgery;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the treatment of pediatric femoral shaft fractures. Benefits of early application of a hip spica cast over traction; Lower costs and malunion rates; Average hospital stay of children having early application of a hip spica cast; Average rates of limb-length discrepancy; Mean rotational malunion rates.
ACCESSION #
3300946

 

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