Critical Thinking Case Studies: A pre-adolescent with tibia pain

Academic Article


  • The article describes the case of a nine-year-old Asian male patient with a history of right leg pain and was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Topics discussed include past medical, family and social history of the patient, physical assessment findings on the medical condition of the patient, and suspected condition of the patient which includes stress fracture, Ewing's sarcoma and osteomyelitis.
  • Published In

  • Pediatric Nursing  Journal
  • Author List

  • Ladores S; Bray LA; Jordan J; Smith T
  • Start Page

  • 303
  • End Page

  • 308
  • Volume

  • 43
  • Issue

  • 6