PDFF Impactful Statement
The following impactful statements are based on the Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures Clinical Practice Guideline.
- Evaluate for child abuse in patients younger than 36 months who present with a diaphyseal femur fracture.
The following recommendation is the basis of the statements above.
- Strong evidence supports that children younger than thirty-six months with a diaphyseal femur fracture be evaluated for child abuse.