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BET 2: Can ultrasound be used to diagnose clavicle fractures in children?

Abstract

A short cut review was carried out to establish ultrasonography was as good as radiography at detecting fracture clavicles in children. 580 papers were found using the reported searches, of which 5 presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these best papers are tabulated. It is that ultrasonography is sensitive at detecting clavicular fractures in children.

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  • Linked articles 201496.1, 201496.2.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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