Ivan Zamorano

Acupunture Treatment

Ottawa Knee Rules | Knee Fracture Clinical Prediction Rule

Ottawa Knee Rules | Knee Fracture Clinical Prediction Rule


In this video I’m going to demonstrate the Ottawa knee rules in order to rule out fractures in the knee joint Hi, welcome to Physiotutors. The Ottawa knee rules are tool used in the primary care setting to identify which cases of knee injury require radiographic imagery Various studies have identified values of sensitivity ranging from 84.6 to 100% The contents of the Ottawa knee rules are similar to those of the Ottawa ankle rules we have covered in another video According to the protocol X-Rays should be done if any of the following Criteria apply: The patient is 55 or older Check whether there is isolated pain or tenderness over the Patella For the third Criteria check whether there is pain or tenderness at the head of the fibula Furthermore to avoid an X-ray the patient should be able to Flex the knee to at least 90 degrees Lastly the patient should be able to walk four consecutive steps immediately and in the emergency department But it doesn’t matter how the patient is walking Alright, this was our video on the Ottawa knee rules if you like check out the Ottawa ankle rules or our knee assessment playlist On the left now if you haven’t subscribed to our channel yet click below or visit us on Social Media This was Andreas for Physiotutors. I’ll see you next time. Bye

4 Replies to “Ottawa Knee Rules | Knee Fracture Clinical Prediction Rule”

  • Can u do Ottawa Ankel rule and ligament injury grading "clinical assessment" like how to assess the patient regarding objective assessment"

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