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Ankle Injuries


Released Date:

1/1/2007

Revised:

3/1/2014

Title:

Radiography of the Ankle and Foot (Ottawa Ankle Rules)

Description:

Blunt ankle trauma is a common presenting complaint. This guideline utilizes Dr. Steill’s Ottawa Ankle Rules for decisions on the use of radiography in the diagnosis of ankle injuries and the detection of fractures.

Target Population:

Adults presenting with ankle injuries

Exclusions:

Pregnant women
Patients with a head injury
Patients with multiple painful injuries
Intoxicated patient
Patients with diminished sensation due to neurological deficit
  
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Radiography of the Ankle and Foot (Ottawa Ankle Rules)
Radiography Of The Ankle And Foot (Ottawa Ankle Rules)
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Radiography of the Ankle and Foot (Ottawa Ankle Rules)
Radiography Of The Ankle And Foot (Ottawa Ankle Rules)
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