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Volume:2 Issue:9 Number:51 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #5621
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

NZOA 2013: Immediate mobilization following wrist fracture yields favourable outcomes

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OrthoEvidence. NZOA 2013: Immediate mobilization following wrist fracture yields favourable outcomes. ACE Report. 2013;2(9):51. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5621

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Prospective randomised trial comparing immediate versus delayed mobilisation in operativly managed distal radius fractures utilizing clinical, radiological and functional outcomes

Contributing Authors: Wolfgang Heiss-Dunlop Cameron Walker Shirley Collocott Anubhav Sathu

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


131 patients with distal radius fractures participated in this study to determine the effects of immediate mobilization postoperatively. Patients began mobilization on postoperative day 1 or 2 weeks following the surgery . The results imply improved range of motion and grip strength in the immediate mobilization group at 2 weeks, as well as improved Mayo Wrist Scores at 1 year. Other functional as...

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