X-ray series for foot and ankle injuries: clinical evidence, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Record ID 32014000898
Authors' recomendations: Two systematic reviews, one meta-analysis, six non-randomized studies, one economic evaluation, and four evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the Ottawa ankle rules to determine the need for X-rays to identify potential bone fracture.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Foot Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Radiography
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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