A systematic review of the non-operative treatment of nightstick fractures of the ulna.

@article{Cai2013ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the non-operative treatment of nightstick fractures of the ulna.},
  author={X-Z Cai and S-G Yan and Grey E.B. Giddins},
  journal={The bone & joint journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={95-B 7},
  pages={
          952-9
        }
}
Most patients with a nightstick fracture of the ulna are treated conservatively. Various techniques of immobilisation or early mobilisation have been studied. We performed a systematic review of all published randomised controlled trials and observational studies that have assessed the outcome of these fractures following above- or below-elbow immobilisation, bracing and early mobilisation. We searched multiple electronic databases, related bibliographies and other studies. We included 27… CONTINUE READING
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