Fractures - Quick reference

Disclaimer

These guidelines have been produced to guide clinical decision making for the medical, nursing and allied health staff of Perth Children’s Hospital. They are not strict protocols, and they do not replace the judgement of a senior clinician. Clinical common-sense should be applied at all times. These clinical guidelines should never be relied on as a substitute for proper assessment with respect to the particular circumstances of each case and the needs of each patient. Clinicians should also consider the local skill level available and their local area policies before following any guideline. 

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Aim

This guideline provides a quick reference poster on managing fractures in children.

Quick reference

This below poster provides quick reference fracture management information. For more detail please see the appropriate fracture guideline.

Fractures - Quick reference chart

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Endorsed by:  Director, Emergency Department   Date:  Jun 2017


 Review date:   Jun 2020


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