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Nail bed INJury Assessment Pilot (NINJA-P) randomised controlled trial of replacing or discarding the nail plate after nail bed repair in children

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Background
Nail bed injuries are the most common hand injury in children. Surgical dogma is to replace the nail plate after repairing the nail bed. Recent evidence suggests this might increase infection rates and returns to clinic. The aim of this pilot randomised control trial was to inform the design and conduct of a definitive trial comparing replacing or discarding the nail plate after nail bed repair.

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This study recruited participants from four hand units in ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1002/bjs.10673

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, CSM
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British Society for Surgery of the Hand More from this funder
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Surgery Journal website
Volume:
104
Issue:
12
Pages:
1634–1639
Publication date:
2017-10-17
Acceptance date:
2017-07-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2168
ISSN:
0007-1323
Pubs id:
pubs:710893
URN:
uri:212957d4-2903-4cb7-990b-39883df35065
UUID:
uuid:212957d4-2903-4cb7-990b-39883df35065
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pubs:710893
Paper number:
12

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