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We create a randomized clinical trial between the treatment with above elbow armcast alone and the treatment of above elbow in combination with a short arm cast for stable midshaft both-bone forearm fractures.
children who arrive at the emergency unit with a stable both-bone midshaft forearm fracture will be asked to join the trial.
If the fracture will be stable during reposition in the operating room, a randomization between 2 kinds of plaster treatment will be done.
Outpatient clinic visits till a follow-up of 6 months. During these visits we will investigate: consolidation and dislocation on X-ray, function of both arms, complains in daily living and complications.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
above or below elbow cast for the last 3 weeks of treatment
HAGA, location Juliana Children's Hospital
Colaris, Joost, M.D.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:34:55-0400
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