Paucis Verbis card: Ottawa knee, ankle, and foot rules
Posted May 07 2010 12:00am
Often times, I get called to triage to help decide whether a patient should be sent to Radiology for an initial x-ray after injuring their knee, ankle, and/or foot. After teaching one of the nurses about the Ottawa rules, she taped a list of these rules on the triage wall.
This installment of the Paucis Verbis (In a Few Words) e-card series reviews Ottawa Knee, Ankle, and Foot Rules.
Feel free to download this card and print on a 4'' x 6'' index card.