Extremity Fracture Clinical Pathway — Emergency Department

Discharge Recommendations

  • Motrin rx for pain control
  • Remind families if pain is not well controlled they must return to the ED for further evaluation
Injury Follow-Up Guidance
Stable buckle fractures in
Velcro splints
PCP in 4 weeks
Toddler fractures (CAM boots or casts) Ortho in 4 weeks
All other fractures Ortho in 1 week