OTA 2014: Surgeon, clinical, and radiographic factors in recommending surgery for DRF
Influence of Surgeon, Patient, and Radiographic Factors on Distal Radius Fracture Treatment
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252 orthopaedic surgeons from various countries participated in a web-based randomized study investigating the impact of surgeon, patient, and radiographic factors on the recommendation for surgery in cases of distal radius fracture. Surgeons were randomized to receive both radiographs and clinical information, or to receive radiographs only. Based on the information given, the surgeons were asked...
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