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Anaesthesia for treating distal radial fracture in adults

  1. Helen HG Handoll1,*,
  2. Rajan Madhok2,
  3. Chris Dodds3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003320


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Handoll HHG, Madhok R, Dodds C. Anaesthesia for treating distal radial fracture in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003320. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003320.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Teesside, Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS), Research Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, Middlesborough, Tees Valley, UK

  2. 2

    University of Manchester, Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group, Manchester, UK

  3. 3

    James Cook University Hospital, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Middlesbrough, UK

*Helen HG Handoll, Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences (CRS), Research Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, University of Teesside, School of Health and Social Care, Middlesborough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA, UK. h.handoll@tees.ac.uk. H.Handoll@ed.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

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