PDFF Impactful Statement

The following impactful statements are based on the Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures Clinical Practice Guideline.

  1. 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.

  1. Strong evidence supports that children younger than thirty-six months with a diaphyseal femur fracture be evaluated for child abuse.