Synthetic casts provide better clinical outcomes in children with forearm fractures
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OrthoEvidence. Synthetic casts provide better clinical outcomes in children with forearm fractures. ACE Report. 2014;3(1):16. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5600
Synthetic versus plaster of Paris casts in the treatment of fractures of the forearm in children: a randomised trial of clinical outcomes and patient satisfactionBone Joint J. 2013 Sep;95-B(9):1285-9
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One hundred and ninety-nine children, under 18 years of age, with a displaced forearm fracture of the radius, ulna, or both, who required closed reduction and immobilization were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 postoperative treatment groups to receive either a plaster of Paris or synthetic cast to test the efficacy and safety of each treatment. Results indicated that patients who received synthetic...
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