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BET2. SPLINTING OF BUCKLE FRACTURES OF THE DISTAL RADIUS IN CHILDREN

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Report by Marten C Howes, Consultant

Search checked by Peter Cutting, Consultant and Martin Thomas, Consultant

Institution: Emergency Department, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

A shortcut review was carried out to establish whether removable splints are better than plaster casts in reducing pain and promoting functional recovery in children with buckle fractures of the distal radius. A total of 1448 papers were found using the reported searches, of which two presented the best evidence to …

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