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BET 3: DO BUCKLE FRACTURES OF THE PAEDIATRIC WRIST REQUIRE FOLLOW UP?
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    Simple buckle fracture? Are you sure of the diagnosis before discharge with no follow up?

    I read with interest the Best Evidence Topic report by May G, Grayson A regarding the follow up of buckle fractures.[1] I agree that buckle fractures should not require routine follow up, however systems need to be robust to ensure that the correct diagnosis has been made. Diagnosis may not be as simple as often believed; several studies researching this topic have inadvertently included fractures other than buckle fracture...

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