Knee Injury

Knee Injury
Ottawa Knee Rules
Age > 55
ttp isolated patella
ttp over fibular head
can’t flex knee 90 degrees
can‘t walk immed and in ED 4 steps (limping OK)

Pittsburg Knee Rules
Age < 12 or > 50
Blunt trauma or fall as mechanism
Can’t bear weight

[ ] Ace wrap & crutches
[ ] ortho f/u in 1-2 weeks

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