Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating ankle fractures in adults
There is insufficient evidence to conclude whether surgical or conservative treatment produces superior long-term outcomes for ankle fractures in adults.
Ankle fractures usually affect young men and older women and the question of whether surgery or conservative treatment should be used for ankle fractures remains controversial. This review assessed the effects of surgical versus conservative interventions for treating ankle fractures in adults.
Adults, Both sexes (for groups of both male and female persons), Cardiovascular conditions, Conflict, Disability, Earthquake, Extreme violence/Accidents, Health, Injuries (all), Logistics, Older people, Orthopedic injuries, Pain and anaesthesia, Skin infections