Conservatively managed tibial shaft fractures in Nottingham, UK: are pain, osteoarthritis, and disability long-term complications?

@article{Greenwood1997ConservativelyMT,
  title={Conservatively managed tibial shaft fractures in Nottingham, UK: are pain, osteoarthritis, and disability long-term complications?},
  author={Darren C Greenwood and Ken R Muir and Michael T. Doherty and S A Milner and Matthew Stevens and Tom R. Davis},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1997},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={701-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate longterm pain and disability subsequent to a tibial shaft fracture treated conservatively. DESIGN AND SETTING Subjects who had sustained a tibial shaft fracture more than 27 years ago were compared with those who had not. SUBJECTS 572 fracture patients (identified from the records of the plaster room) aged over 16 at the time of injury were contracted and were compared with 2285 randomly selected subjects matched for age, sex, and general practice. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING

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