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Ankle injury rehabilitation (AIR): a feasibility randomised controlled trial comparing functional bracing to plaster cast in the treatment of adult ankle fractures

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Background Approximately 9% of a trauma surgeon’s workload in the UK is managing ankle fractures. Following an ankle fracture immobilisation with a plaster cast or removable orthotic is usual. The aim of this research was to assess the feasibility of a large multi-centre randomised controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate the difference between plaster cast and a removable orthotic for the management of adults with an ankle fracture.

Methods A feasibility...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40814-019-0441-6

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Kearney, R More by this author
McKeown, R More by this author
Gallacher, D More by this author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Pilot and Feasibility Studies Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
Article: 55
Publication date:
2019-04-17
Acceptance date:
2019-04-05
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ISSN:
2055-5784
Pubs id:
pubs:969428
URN:
uri:83a49210-24f8-4b4f-b7e0-d99426cb5b63
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uuid:83a49210-24f8-4b4f-b7e0-d99426cb5b63
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pubs:969428

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