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Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK

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Background The most common fractures in children are torus (buckle) fractures of the wrist. Controversy exists over treatment, which ranges from splint immobilisation and discharge to cast immobilisation, follow-up, and repeat imaging. This study compared pain and function in affected children offered a soft bandage and immediate discharge with those receiving rigid immobilisation and follow-up as per treating centre protocol.

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01015-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Research group:
Kadoorie Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8420-8252
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Kadoorie Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8857-5743
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6810-2845
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Kadoorie Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1493-0391
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4573-5257

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
17/23/02
Publisher:
Elsevier
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Volume:
400
Issue:
10345
Pages:
39-47
Publication date:
2022-07-02
Acceptance date:
2021-06-28
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
Pubs id:
1185355
Local pid:
pubs:1185355
Deposit date:
2021-07-07

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