Published: Jul 2018
ACE Report #10419
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1-3 week immobilization period following distal radius fracture improves early function vs 6 weeks

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A Comparison of the Effect of One, Three, or Six Weeks of Immobilization on Function and Pain After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Distal Radial Fractures in Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Jul 5;100(13):1118-1125. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00912

Contributing Authors: JL Keating T Haines P Tran N Watson

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