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Moulded cast compared with K-wire fixation after manipulation of an acute dorsally displaced distal radius fracture: the DRAFFT 2 RCT

Abstract:
Background
Patients with a displaced fracture of the distal radius are frequently offered surgical fixation. Manipulation of the fracture and moulded plaster casting is an alternative treatment that avoids metal implants, but evidence of its effectiveness is lacking.
Objective
To compare functional outcomes, quality-of-life outcomes, complications and resource use among patients with a dorsally displaced fracture of the distal radius treated with... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3310/rlcf6332

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3644-1388
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8857-5743
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1877-8323
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5876-9363
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4156-6989
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Publisher:
National Institute for Health Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
11
Pages:
1-80
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2022-02-14
Acceptance date:
2022-02-02
DOI:
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Pmid:
35152940
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1239806
Local pid:
pubs:1239806
Deposit date:
2022-07-19

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