Priority 8 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the best method of screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) in terms of clinical and cost effectiveness? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0081/08
Explanatory note  Not available for this PSP

Systematic review: Shorter D, Hong T and Osborn DA. Screening programmes for developmental dysplasia of the hip in newborn infants (Review). Evid.-Based Child Health. 2013; 8:1: 11–54

Health Research Classification System category  Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples DDH - should we do national ultrasound screening? ~ Can we scan all babies with hip dysplasia to avoid the need for surgery in the future? ~ is there a better way to screen for DDH other than ultrasound and clinical examination?
Submitted by Orthopaedic surgeon x 10 ~ Patient x 1 ~ Physio - Physiotherapist x 2 ~ Patient x 7
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0081
PSP name  Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 75  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 17 November 2018