TITLE

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE ON: Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fracture

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 8, p1790
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a summary of recommendations in the clinical practice guideline of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures. It was urged that children younger than 36 months having a diaphyseal femur fracture should be examined for child abuse. It was recommended that treatment with a spica cast or Pavlik harness are alternatives for infants six months and younger having a diaphyseal femur fracture.
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52462883

 

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