Treatment and Management of Torus Fractures in Pediatric Patients

Academic Article


  • Recent published literature examining the use of splinting versus casting to treat pediatric patients with torus fractures provides an opportunity for nurse practitioners to reexamine how they treat and provide follow-up care. This article describes the literature regarding (1) treatment options for torus fractures in pediatric patients, (2) reliability and validity of tools used to measure the difference between treatment methods, (3) recommendations for radiographic and clinical follow-up, and (4) social impact of 2 major treatment options. This review aims to provide nurse practitioners with information on the latest evidence on pediatric torus fractures to inform the care they deliver.
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    Author List

  • Kitabjian A; Ladores S
  • Start Page

  • 48
  • End Page

  • 56
  • Volume

  • 16
  • Issue

  • 1