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Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:17

An error crept into the diagram of the Ottawa ankle rules in this article by Lucas M Bachmann and colleagues (22 February, pp 417-9). The medial view of the ankle should have been labelled: “Posterior edge or tip of the medial [not lateral] malleolus—6 cm.”


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