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Which clinical features best predict occult scaphoid fractures? Systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy studies

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Scaphoid fractures require early identification to avoid complications such as painful non-union, avascular necrosis, and chronic wrist pain. Unfortunately, plain radiographs are insufficiently sensitive and so patients may require immobilisation and further imaging (e.g. MRI) despite normal initial radiographs.
The aim of this systematic review was to determine which clinical features best predict the presence of an occult scaphoid fr... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/emermed-2022-RCEM2.40

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Emergency Medicine Journal More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
12
Article number:
A984-A985
Publication date:
2022-11-22
Acceptance date:
2023-04-22
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EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1338398
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pubs:1338398
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2023-04-23

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