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Management of Clinical Scaphoid Injuries

Mulligan, J. and Amblum-Almer, R. (2014). Management of Clinical Scaphoid Injuries. Emergency Nurse, 22(3), pp. 18-23. doi: 10.7748/en.22.3.18.e1315

Abstract

Many patients with scaphoid fractures present at emergency departments but how they are managed can vary widely. This article reviews the literature on management of scaphoid injuries, discusses different types of immobilisation and determines best practice.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This is not the published version. The published version can be accessed here: http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/en.22.3.18.e1315
Publisher Keywords: orthopaedics; fractures; emergency care; clinical procedures; clinical skills; casting
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Departments: School of Health Sciences > Nursing
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/14227
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