Nail bed INJury Assessment Pilot (NINJA-P) randomised controlled trial of replacing or discarding the nail plate after nail bed repair in children
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.
This study recruited participants from four hand units in ...
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