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Vol:288 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14951
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Bandage vs. Rigid Immobilization for Torus Fractures of the Wrist in Children

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OrthoEvidence. Bandage vs. Rigid Immobilization for Torus Fractures of the Wrist in Children. ACE Report. 2022;288(1):4. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK

Lancet. 2022 Jul 2;400(10345): 39-47.

Contributing Authors:
DC Perry J Achten R Knight D Appelbe SJ Dutton M Dritsaki JM Mason DT Roland S Messahel J Widnall ML Costa PERUKI FORCE Collaborators in collaboration with

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Nine hundred and sixty-five pediatric patients were randomized to receive either a bandage (n=489) or a splint for rigid immobilization (n=476) for the treatment of distal torus fractures of the wrist. The primary outcome of this trial was pain intensity after 3 days using the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale. Secondary outcomes included functional recovery measured via the Patient Report Outcom...

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