Evaluation of the effectiveness of bedside point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of distal radius fractures.

@article{Kozaci2015EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the effectiveness of bedside point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of distal radius fractures.},
  author={Nalan Kozaci and Mehmet Oğuzhan Ay and Mehmet Akçimen and Gokcen Turhan and Ikbal Sasmaz and Sadullah Turhan and Ahmet Çelik},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={67-71}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) with direct radiography in diagnosis and management of the patients with distal radius fractures (DRFs). METHODS In this study, patients between ages 5 and 55 years admitted to the emergency department with low energy upper extremity trauma with suspected DRF were evaluated with POCUS and direct radiography by emergency physicians (EPs) trained in either musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging or x-ray… CONTINUE READING
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