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Randomized feasibility trial of replacing or discarding the nail plate after nail-bed repair in children.

Abstract:

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 feasibility 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 the UK between April and July 2015. Participants were ...

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

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS; KIR
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Surgery Journal website
Volume:
104
Issue:
21
Pages:
1634-1639
Publication date:
2017-10-17
Acceptance date:
2017-07-11
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EISSN:
1365-2168
ISSN:
0007-1323
Pubs id:
pubs:737133
URN:
uri:7c9d2563-0802-4300-9150-b41173ac1449
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uuid:7c9d2563-0802-4300-9150-b41173ac1449
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pubs:737133

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