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2022 Apr

J Child Orthop



Parental acceptability of pediatric forearm manipulations in a UK district hospital emergency department.


Pediatric forearm fractures are a common presentation to Accident and Emergency departments. Standard treatment for the majority of these is manipulation under sedation within the department, followed by cast application. Concerns have been raised about the acceptability of such interventions, and reluctance to perform these procedures has led to increased admissions and manipulations performed under general anesthetic.