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  Green: complete   Admission not needed for uncomplicated sternal fractures
  Green: complete   Steroids in lateral epicondylitis.
  Green: complete   IVRA (Biers block) is better than haematoma block for manipulating Colles' fractures
  Green: complete   Management of fractures of the neck of the fifth metacarpal
  Green: complete   No evidence for either Collar and cuff or sling after fracture of the clavicle
  Green: complete   First anterior shoulder dislocations should be immobilised for at least 3 weeks
  Green: complete   Operative repair is best for an acutely ruptured achilles tendon
  Green: complete   Cricket pad splint is better than plaster cylinder for first patellar dislocation
  Green: complete   Lateral ligament ankle sprains should be mobilised early
  Green: complete   Conservative treatment is better than surgical management for first patellar dislocation
  Green: complete   No evidence for collar and cuff or sling in uncomplicated shaft of humerus fractures
  Green: complete   Pelvic radiography is not always indicated in severe blunt trauma if the patient has no pelvic symptoms and is GCS 15
  Green: complete   Neck sprains should be mobilised early
  Green: complete   Operative repair or conservative treatment for partial laceration of the extensor tendons of the hand
  Green: complete   Little evidence for conservative or operative management of undisplaced Bennett's fractures
  Green: complete   Support bandaging is best for avulsion fractures of the base of the fifth metatarsal
  Green: complete   Early MRI in acute knee haemarthrosis not supported by published evidence
  Green: complete   U-slab, hanging cast or collar and cuff in uncomplicated shaft of humerus fractures in the elderly
  Green: complete There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET Diagnostic needle aspiration in olecranon bursitis may be indicated to define the underlying cause.
  Green: complete There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET The role of therapeutic needle aspiration in radial head fractures
  Green: complete   Aspiration of acute traumatic knee haemarthrosis
  Green: complete   Steristrips better than sutures for pre-tibial lacerations
  Green: complete   Immobilisation of suspected scaphoid fractures
  Green: complete   Management of uncomplicated soft tissue gunshot wounds
  Green: complete   Antibiotics in patients with isolated chest trauma requiring chest drains
  Green: complete   Reduction of pulled elbows
  Green: complete   Cervical spine radiography in alert asymptomatic blunt trauma patients
  Orange: submitted and checked   Acupuncture in chronic back pain
  Green: complete   Tibial fractures in very young children and child abuse
  Green: complete   Proximal Humeral Fractures and non-accidental injury in children
  Green: complete   Antibiotics and compound finger fracture
  Green: complete   Plaster or collar and cuff after reducing dislocated elbow?
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Immobilisation in patients with painful achilles tendon
  Green: complete There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET The McCoy laryngoscope in suspected cervical spine fracture
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Intranasal diamorphine in adults with severe pain.
  Red: incomplete   Is a splint helpful in the management of bursitis at all?
  Green: complete   Do non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs cause a delay in fracture healing?
  BET Title Available 153 Months   Axillary or elbow crutches in leg injury
  Green: complete   General anaesthesia or conscious sedation for reducing a dislocated hip prosthesis?
  Green: complete   Timing of antibiotic administration in community-acquired pneumonia
  BET Title Available 169 Months   Steroid injections for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
  Green: complete   Alternative therapies for neck sprain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Use of local corticosteroid injections in supraspinatus tendinitis
  Green: complete   Intra-articular lidocaine for acute anterior shoulder dislocation reduction
  Green: complete   Flight Deep Vein Thrombosis prophylaxis in lower limb injury
  Green: complete   Milch's technique versus Scapular Manipulation technique for reduction of anterior shoulder dislocation.
  Green: complete   Incision and drainage preferable to oral antibiotics in acute paronychial nail infection?
  Green: complete   Kocher's or Milch's technique for reduction of anterior shoulder dislocations.
  BET Title Available 132 Months   Morphine/Entonox combination versus Morphine/Midazolam for shoulder reduction
  Blue: submitted but not checked   No difference between hand and elbow injection sites for Bier's block regional anaesthesia
  Green: complete   Regional Nerve Block in Fractured Neck of Femur
  BET Title Available 152 Months   Limb exsanguination in Biers Block
  Green: complete   Splinting of buckle fractures of the distal radius in children
  Green: complete   Routine Use Of Antibiotic Ointment and Wound Healing
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Change of Injection site during Bier's block anaesthesia for colles' fracture
  Green: complete   Factor VIIa for intractable blood loss in trauma
  Green: complete   Early or late mobilisation in uncomplicated neck of humerus fractures
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is Ultrasound effective in the treatment of plantar fasciitis?
  BET Title Available 114 Months   Sedation or general anaesthesia in paediatric dislocated elbows
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Surgery vs conservative management for acute ankle ligament ruptures
  Orange: submitted and checked   Collar and cuff vs other splintage methods after MUA of Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in children
  Green: complete   U cast or functional bracing following fractures of the shaft of humerus
  Green: complete   Prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in patients with lower limb plaster cast immobilisation
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Steroid Injection Therapy for de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis in Adults.
  Blue: submitted but not checked   IV Opiates versus femoral block in fractured neck of femur
  BET Title Available 58 Months   Does a mixture of lignocaine and propofol help with managing the pain from injections?
  Green: complete   Swimmers view or supine oblique views to visualise the cervicothoracic junction
  Green: complete   Computer tomography and the exclusion of upper cervical spine injury in trauma patients with altered mental state
  BET Title Available 113 Months   Medial or Lateral Approach for Knee Joint Aspiration
  BET Title Available 67 Months   Treatment of stable ankle fractures (weber type A) in plaster of paris v aicast boot
  Green: complete   Need for cervical spine imaging for alert children after trauma
  BET Title Available 4 Months   Physiotherapy in acute neck sprains
  Green: complete   Cervical spine imaging in children under 9 after trauma
  BET Title Available 57 Months   Severe sudden onset headache associated with coitus
  Blue: submitted but not checked   The use of immobilisation in clavicle fractures in children below the age of five
  BET Title Available 170 Months   Arthroscopy in supraspinous tendinitis
  BET Title Available 170 Months   Role of early aspiration of Haemarthrosis of knee joint on vasularity of internal structures
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Backslab or full plaster after manipulation of Colles fracture?
  Green: complete   Should ondanestron be used as the first-line anti-emetic in paracetamol overdose
  Blue: submitted but not checked   High spatial resolution Sonography in diagnosis of suspected fracture of Scaphoid
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Pre-hospital use of a traction splint for femoral shaft and lower leg fractures in the same limb
  Blue: submitted but not checked   C reactive protein and septic arthritis in children
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is a normal WBC enough to rule out septic arthritis?
  Blue: submitted but not checked There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET Get them moving now: Early mobilisation for minimally displaced radial head fractures
  BET Title Available 162 Months   Emergency Management of a Perichondrial Haematoma
  Green: complete   Is ultrasound or plain film radiography a more sensitive diagnostic modality for diagnosing slipped capital femoral epiphysis?
  Green: complete   Does early mobilisation following achilles tendon repair speed up recovery and improve functional outcome?
  Green: complete   Immobilisation of stable ankle fractures
  Green: complete   Elbow extension as a 'rule-out' tool for significant injury in adults
  Green: complete   Elbow extension as a 'rule-out' tool for significant injury in children
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Hyperbaric Oxygen in Fracture Healing
  Green: complete   How to immobilise after shoulder disclocation.
  Orange: submitted and checked   Laser therapy with exercise in the treatment of patellar tendonitis
  Blue: submitted but not checked   High dose steroids for whiplash
  Green: complete   No evidence found that a femoral nerve block in cases of femoral shaft fractures can delay the diagnosis of compartment syndrome of the thigh.
  Orange: submitted and checked   Laser therapy in the treatment of tendonitis
  Orange: submitted and checked   Acupuncture for neck pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Can we assess the prognosis for whiplash soon after the injury?
  Green: complete   Early mobilisation for volar plate avulsion fractures
  Orange: submitted and checked   Manipulation and/or exercise for neck pain?
  Orange: submitted and checked   Prognosis in acute non-traumatic simple lower back pain
  Orange: submitted and checked   Bed rest for acute simple lower back pain
  Orange: submitted and checked   Massage for chronic low back pain
  Orange: submitted and checked   Laser for the treatment of chronic low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Early radiography in acute lower back pain
  Green: complete   Tennis elbow and epicondyle clasp
  Blue: submitted but not checked   TENS for lower back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Magnetic resonance imaging of suspected scaphoid fractures
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Muscle relaxants for acute low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   The effects of prolonged use of Tubigrip™ after ankle inversion injury
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Strong opiates in the treatment of acute low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   NSAIDS in acute low back pain
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Ottawa Knee Rule in children
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Acupuncture in acute back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked There are 1 critical appraisals linked to this BET Prediction of fracture associated with anterior shoulder dislocation.
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Treatment of central metatarsal fractures: support vs plaster
  Orange: submitted and checked   Hydrotherapy for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) of the foot and ankle
  Green: complete   The effects of Glucosamine Sulphate on OA of the knee joint
  Orange: submitted and checked   Laser for the treatment of acute low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Muscle relaxants for chronic low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Zygapophysial joint injections in chronic low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Radiofrequency denervation for lumbar zygapophysial joint pain.
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is surgical debridement of a human bite wound necessary?
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Treatment of a supracondylar fracture
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Is a cast as useful as a splint in the treatment of a distal radius fracture in a child
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Treatment for fractures of a lateral condyle of the humeus in a child
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Best position of immobilisation in a greenstick fracture of the distal radius
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Influence of clinical information on the diagnosis of a wrist fracture in a child
  Orange: submitted and checked   Massage therapy for acute low back pain
  Yellow: electronic pre-print   Fascia iliaca compartment block for control of hip/femur fracture pain in adult patients
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Are back schools effective in the management of chronic simple low back pain?
  BET Title Available 139 Months   Provocation discography for the diagnosis of discogenic chronic low back pain
  Blue: submitted but not checked   Behavioural therapy for chronic low back pain
  BET Title Available 136 Months   The value of pre-hospitalisation self-administered preventative measures against MRSA SSIs in patients undergoing elective total hip arthroplasty.