Implementation of the Ottawa ankle rules by general practitioners in the emergency department of a Turkish district hospital


Das M. , TEMİZ A., ÇEVİK Y.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.22, no.4, pp.361-364, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjtes.2016.72662
  • Title of Journal : ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.361-364
  • Keywords: General practitioners, Ottawa ankle rules, CLINICAL DECISION RULES, RADIOGRAPHY, INJURIES, VALIDATION, FRACTURES, MIDFOOT, TRIAL

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The present objective was to assess implementation of the Ottawa ankle rules (OAR) as a method of fracture prediction in the emergency department (ED) of a Turkish state hospital.