The evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of wrist examination findings for predicting fractures


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Eyler Y., Sever M., Turgut A., Yalcin N., Zafer N., Suner A. , ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.36, no.3, pp.425-429, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.08.050
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.425-429

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of physical examination findings and functional tests in adult acute wrist trauma patients who presented to the emergency department (ED) and to create a reliable and practical clinical decision rule for determining the necessity of radiography in wrist trauma.