How well does of point-of-care-ultrasound identify pediatric forearm fractures?

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Why is this study important?

In resource-limited settings, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) may aid in expediting diagnosis and treatment of pediatric non-displaced distal forearm fractures, in addition to being an alternative imaging modality that is quick and possibly less painful.

Which, if any, threats to validity are most likely to have an impact on the results and how?

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