Validity of the Ottawa rules for X-ray request in ankle and midfoot injuries in paediatric patients

@article{Cambero2008ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the Ottawa rules for X-ray request in ankle and midfoot injuries in paediatric patients},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Parr{\'o}n Cambero and F{\'e}lix Tom{\'e} Bermejo and Andr{\'e}s Barriga Mart{\'i}n and Juan A. Herrera Molpeceres and Elisa Isabel Pay{\'a} Poveda and Samuel Pajares Cabanillas},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={361-364}
}
The aim of the study was to analyse the validity of the Ottawa rules for the X-ray request in A&E for ankle and midfoot injuries in paediatric patients. An observational and prospective study was carried out applying the Ottawa rules to patients attending the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department in Toledo, due to ankle or midfoot injuries from the 1 July 2003 to the 1 February 2004. A total number of 190 patients were included in this study and 29 of these were found to have a fracture… CONTINUE READING

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