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Delays in peds ortho emergencies

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By David Bennett Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States
William N Levine, Jonathan P Braman, Richard H Gelberman, Kevin P Black
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May 1, 2013: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
David L Skaggs, Ashok K Roy, Michael G Vitale, Candice Pfiefer, Glenn Baird, Dominic Femino, Robert M Kay
The purpose of this study was to investigate the quality of evaluation and management of children requiring timely orthopaedic surgery before admission to a tertiary pediatric facility. A retrospective chart review was performed on 372 consecutive children who underwent orthopaedic surgery for a diagnosis of fracture, infection, slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), or compartment syndrome during a 22-month period at the authors' facility. Of the 372 children, 142 children (38%) first received medical care elsewhere; these are the subjects of this study...
March 2002: Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics
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