Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 The study physician’s interpretation of the US examination at the ED cross-tabulated with the gold standard treatment decided by senior traumatologists based on radiographs

From: Minimal training sufficient to diagnose pediatric wrist fractures with ultrasound

  Appropriate treatment based on radiographs Total
No treatment Cast for 3 weeks without follow-up Cast with radiographic follow-up Reposition or operation needed
US assessment by study physician No fracture 28 2 0 0 30
Buckle fracture/greenstick fracture 5 53 5 1 64
Complete fracture or unacceptable angulation 0 2 10 3 15
Uncertain finding 5 2 0 0 7
Total   38 59 15 4 116