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Pelvic Binders for Patients with Suspected Fracture in the Pre-Hospital Setting: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: July 11, 2019
Project Number: RB1361-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of pelvic binders for patients with suspected pelvic fractures in pre-hospital settings?
  2. What are the evidence based guidelines regarding care of patients with suspected pelvic fractures in pre-hospital settings?

Key Message

Four evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the care of patients with suspected pelvic fracture in pre-hospital settings. No relevant clinical evidence was identified regarding the use of pelvic binders for patients with suspected pelvic fractures in pre-hospital settings.