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Mceniery Jane

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: EDU-027

Trampoline-related injuries in children are a common cause for presentation to the Emergency Department, and their incidence is increasing. Injuries to the lower limb are the most common. Transverse fractures of the proximal tibial metaphysis are a well-described classic fracture. These fractures may be subtle, only diagnosed at the time of follow up x rays. When reviewed at Radiology Quality Assurance meetings, these missed fractures were perceptible on the original imaging. We sought to examine the characteristics of fractures that were missed, and elucidate measures that could improve diagnostic accuracy. Read More

Authors:  Mceniery Jane

Keywords:  Trauma, Trampoline, Fracture, Quality Assurance, Emergency