Letters Ottawa rules, OK?
Rules are different in diabetesBMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3507 (Published 01 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3507
- Anthony P Coll, honorary consultant physician1
- 1Weston Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
Mayer describes how clinical prediction rules can avoid unnecessary investigation of the injured ankle and foot,1 but users of any set of rules need to know their limitations.