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Assessment of Limb Fractures in Children Below 12 Years of Age

Mohsen Zhaleh 1 , * , Soroush Borji 2 , Zohreh Abasifard 3 , Fariborz Safi 4 and Soodeh Shahsavari 5
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1 PhD, Department of Anatomy, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
2 Ms.c Student of Medical Microbiology, Medical School, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
3 Ms in Knowledge and Information Science; Researcher, School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
4 Nurse Supervisor, Taleghani Hospital of Kermanshah, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
5 PhD; Department of Health Information Technology (HIT), School of Paramedicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: May 2018, 23 (3); e63243
  • Published Online: November 1, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 22, 2017
  • Revised: April 9, 2017
  • Accepted: May 29, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.63243

To Cite: Zhaleh M, Borji S, Abasifard Z, Safi F, Shahsavari S. Assessment of Limb Fractures in Children Below 12 Years of Age, Trauma Mon. 2018 ; 23(3):e63243. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.63243.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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