Management of Clinical Scaphoid Injuries

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

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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.

Item 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
Uncontrolled Keywords: orthopaedics; fractures; emergency care; clinical procedures; clinical skills; casting
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Department of Adult Nursing
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/14227

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