Interventions for treating wrist fractures in children

Posted 20 December 2018

Our review on interventions for treating wrist fractures (broken wrists) in children1 is featured here on cochrane.org.

Lead author Helen Handoll concluded,“There is not enough evidence to determine the best ways of treating different types of wrist fractures in children. However, the review findings are consistent with the treatment trend away from cast immobilisation for buckle fractures.

1Handoll  HHG, Elliott  J, Iheozor‐Ejiofor  Z, Hunter  J, Karantana  A. Interventions for treating wrist fractures in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD012470. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012470.pub2.