Distal Radius Fractures

Boris A. Zelle, Michael Zlowodzki

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Distal radius fracture are a common injury in the elderly. We reviewed the Cochrane and PUBMED databases to identify the best available evidence for the 8 most important questions regarding distal radius fractures. Numerous studies on the management of distal radius fractures have been published in the literature. Despite a large body of literature, only few recommendations on the management of distal radius fractures can be supported by high level of evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Orthopedics
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)1405184760, 9781405184762
StatePublished - Oct 31 2011


  • Distal radius
  • Fracture
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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