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Closed reduction methods for treating distal radial fractures in adults

  1. Helen HG Handoll1,*,
  2. Rajan Madhok2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group

Published Online: 20 JAN 2003

Assessed as up-to-date: 14 JUN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003763


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Handoll HHG, Madhok R. Closed reduction methods for treating distal radial fractures in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003763. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003763.

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

*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: 20 JAN 2003

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