RESEARCH TO PRACTICEUse of the Ottawa Ankle Scale in Pediatric PatientsHoward, Patricia Kunz PhD, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN; Broering, Beth MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, FAENEditor(s): Howard, Patricia Kunz PhD, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN; Broering, Beth MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, FAEN Author Information University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington (Dr Howard); and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN (Ms Broering). Corresponding Author: Patricia Kunz Howard, PhD, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, H113B 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536 ([email protected]). Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal 31(4):p 264-268, October 2009. | DOI: 10.1097/TME.0b013e3181bda63b Buy Metrics Abstract Review of recent evidence with translation to practice for the APN role is presented using a case study module for “Accuracy of Ottawa Ankle Rules to Exclude Fractures of the Ankle and Midfoot in Children: A Meta-Analysis” (S. Dowling et al., 2009). The implications and clinical relevance of these findings for advanced practice nurses are discussed highlighting the best evidence. © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.