Implementation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules by nurses working in an accident and emergency department.

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether accident and emergency (A&E) nurses using the Ottawa Ankle Rules could detect all ankle fractures. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING A&E department of a university teaching hospital. SUBJECTS All patients who presented with ankle injuries who were initially assessed by a nurse taught the Ottawa Ankle Rules… (More)

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@article{Salt1997ImplementationOT, title={Implementation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules by nurses working in an accident and emergency department.}, author={Pete Salt and Mike Clancy}, journal={Journal of accident & emergency medicine}, year={1997}, volume={14 6}, pages={363-5} }