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Table 3 Patient consequences of missed fractures

From: Radiologic discrepancies in diagnosis of fractures in a Dutch teaching emergency department: a retrospective analysis

Treatment started after detection of missed fracturepediatricadultsoverall
Surgery6 (7.8%)21 (9.9%)27 (9.3%)
Immobilization by cast or brace38 (49.3%)94 (44.3%)132 (45.7%)
No changes apart from outpatient follow up29 (37.7%)81 (38.2%)110 (38.1%)
Unknown4 (5.2%)16 (7.6%)20 (6.9%)
 77 (100%)212 (100%)289 (100%)