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Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma: An Evidence-Based Approach

Elizabeth W Hubbard, Anthony I Riccio
Orthopedic Clinics of North America 2018, 49 (2): 195-210
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The management of pediatric fractures has evolved over the past several decades, and many injuries that were previously being managed nonoperatively are now being treated surgically. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed clinical guidelines to help guide decision making and streamline patient care for certain injuries, but many topics remain controversial. This article analyzes the evidence regarding management of 5 of the most common and controversial injuries in pediatric orthopedics today.

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