Purpose: The Pittsburgh Knee Rules were developed in order to determine the need for radiographs after acute knee injury secondary to the risk of fracture.
Stage of CPR Development: Validated.
Blunt trauma or a fall as mechanism of injury PLUS either of the following:
1. Age older than 50 years or Younger than 12 years
2. Inability to walk 4 weight-bearing steps in the emergency department
|Seaburg et al., 1994||1.00||0.79||100%|
|Bauer et al., 1995||1.00||N/A||100%|
|Seaburg et al., 1998||0.99||0.60||N/A|
|Simon et al., 2005||0.77||0.57-0.58||N/A|
|Cheung et al., 2013||0.86||0.51||98%|