Arnold Besselaar, Daniel Green, Andrew Howard
The purpose of radiological assessment is to:
Satisfactory radiological examination can be difficult because of pain and the compliance of the child (and the parents).
This requires patience, time, and an experienced and specialized radiographer.
Good quality x-ray images in two planes (anteroposterior (AP) and lateral) must be obtained in all patients with suspected femoral shaft fracture and should include the entire femur.