Diagnosis and guided reduction of forearm fractures in children using bedside ultrasound.

@article{Chen2007DiagnosisAG,
  title={Diagnosis and guided reduction of forearm fractures in children using bedside ultrasound.},
  author={Lei Chen and Yunie Kim and Christopher L. Moore},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={
          528-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND Forearm fractures are common injuries in children. Displaced and angulated fractures usually require reduction. Ultrasound diagnosis and guided reduction offer several potential advantages: (1) the procedure does not involve ionizing radiation; (2) compared with fluoroscopy units, the newer ultrasound units are more portable; and (3) repeated studies can be obtained easily and quickly. OBJECTIVE The primary objective was to investigate the accuracy of emergency department (ED… CONTINUE READING

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