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Louisville, Kentucky 40202


Purpose:

This studies investigates the hypothesis that bedside ultrasound is as accurate as plain x-rays for diagnosing clavicle fractures in children in a pediatric emergency department. Children with shoulder injuries are enrolled and receive both an ultrasound imaging (experimental) and x-rays (standard-of-care) to see if ultrasound has the same (or better)accuracy, with less cost, time, and radiation.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Age 1-18 years - Pain from recent shoulder/clavicle injury - Intact neurovascular exam - Radiographs performed as part of normal ED evaluation Exclusion Criteria: - Hemodynamic instability - Multisystem trauma - Altered mental status - Open wounds to injured shoulder - Developmental delay - Prior radiographs at another clinic/hospital for this injury - Previous clavicle fracture on the affected side - Ultrasound gel allergy - Non-English-speaking parents/child (unable to give informed consent)


NCT ID:

NCT00652548


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Keith P Cross, MD
University of Louisville


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Louisville, Kentucky 40202
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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