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Can paediatric emergency clinicians identify and manage clavicle fractures without radiographs in the emergency department? A prospective study
  1. Marie-Pier Lirette1,2,
  2. Benoit Bailey3,
  3. Samuel Grant4,
  4. Michael Jackson5,
  5. Paul Leonard2
  1. 1 Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  2. 2 Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
  3. 3 Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  4. 4 Orthopaedics, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, UK
  5. 5 Radiology Department, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Marie-Pier Lirette; marie-pier.lirette{at}sickkids.ca

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  • Contributors M-PL and PL led the project and were involved in all parts of the study, including planning, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation of the work, and drafting the manuscript as well as the final version of this manuscript. MJ had substantial contributions to the acquisition of data, and revising various versions as well as the final version of this manuscript. SG provided significant contributions to the interpretation of the data for the work, and revising the various versions as well as the final approval of this manuscript. BB was heavily involved in the statistical analysis of the data, contributed a significant amount to the interpretation of the data, writing of all parts of the manuscript, and editing multiple versions including the final approval of this manuscript. All authors agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work and believe it is an honest and valid work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. The ethics committee of the University of Edinburgh approved this study.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Contributors M-PL and PL led the project and were involved in all parts of the study, including planning, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation of the work, and drafting the manuscript as well as the final version of this manuscript. MJ had substantial contributions to the acquisition of data, and revising various versions as well as the final version of this manuscript. SG provided significant contributions to the interpretation of the data for the work, and revising the various versions as well as the final approval of this manuscript. BB was heavily involved in the statistical analysis of the data, contributed a significant amount to the interpretation of the data, writing of all parts of the manuscript, and editing multiple versions including the final approval of this manuscript. All authors agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work and believe it is an honest and valid work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. The ethics committee of the University of Edinburgh approved this study.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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