Treatment of fractures of the scaphoid

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6993.1534a (Published 10 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1534
  1. Allan N Stirrat
  1. Orthopaedic surgeon Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, District General Hospital, Sunderland SR4 7TP

    EDITOR,—In my opinion, Michael Shipley's advice regarding the treatment of fractures of the scaphoid is erroneous.1 In Britain the standard treatment of a fracture of the scaphoid is to apply …

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