Infrared thermography is useful for ruling out fractures in paediatric emergencies


Musculoskeletal injuries are a leading cause of paediatric injuries and emergency department visits in Western countries. Diagnosis usually involves radiography, but this exposes children without fractures to unnecessary ionising radiation. We explored whether infrared thermography could provide a viable alternative in trauma cases. We compared radiography… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-014-2425-0


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