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1

What are the Ottawa ankle rules?

1. Bone tenderness at posterior edge of medial or lateral malleolus
2. Bone tenderness over navicular
3. Bone tenderness at the base of the 5th met
4. Unable to bear weight immediately after injury and walk 4 steps in ER

2

Pittsburgh Ankle Rules

1. Age <12 or >50
2. Unable to bear weight and walk 4 steps in ER

3

Ottawa knee rules

1. > age 55
2. Isolated patella tenderness
3. Fibular head tenderness
3. inability to flex to 90 degrees
4. Unable to bear weight immediately after injury and walk 4 steps in ER

4

Pittsburgh knee rule

1. Age <12 or > 50
2. Blunt trauma or fall is mechanism of injury
3. Inability to walk 4 steps

5

Canadian C-spine rule high risk factors that mandates radiographs

Age >65
Dangerous mechanism or parenthesis in extremities

6

Canadian c-spine rule low risk factor that allows safe assessment of ROM

Simple rear end
Sitting position in ER
Ambulatory
Delayed onset of neck pain
Absence of cervical spine midline tenderness

7

What is meant by neck rotation in Canadian c-spine rules?

45 degrees to R/L