A Splint Was Not Inferior to a Cast for Distal Radial Fracture in Children

Boutis, K.; Wilan, A.; Babyn, P.; Goeree, R.; Howard, A.
May 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/18/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 10, p970
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study on children's transverse fracture of the distal part of the radius for the comparison of prefabricated wrist splint and fiberglass cast. The study involves the allocation of prefabricated wrist splint and a fiberglass cast to patients which were worn for four weeks. The results show that fiberglass cast is as effective as the prefabricated wrist splint for the recovery of physical function.


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