Broken Elbow Pediatric Research and Clinical Trials

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The General Orthopedic Program, located within the Orthopedic Center at Boston Children's Hospital, takes great pride in our basic science and clinical research leaders, who are recognized throughout the world for their respective achievements. 

New trauma/ER database

Under the direction of Travis Matheney, MD, MLA, Boston Children’s database of orthopedic ER trauma cases has begun outcomes research. Implemented in July, 2010, we track/compile orthopedic trauma data, such as:

   •    Type and location of fractures (such as an end-of-the-radius/wrist fracture)
   •    Outcome (quality improvement)
   •    Did the injury require admission to the hospital
   •    How was the injury initially treated

The information gathered from this ongoing tracking study will further influence how specialists in Boston Children’s Orthopedic Trauma Program care for children by providing accurate, comprehensive tracking and outcomes data.

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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