Author: Logan Worrell, DO
During the January 2022 Orthopaedic Trauma Journal Club, participants discussed the evaluation and management of soft tissue injury and open fractures, the mangled lower extremity, amputations in patients with trauma, acute compartment syndrome and degloving injuries in the upper extremity. We discussed the often complex and difficult decisions that must be made in limb salvage situation as well as the current data on anabiotic prophylaxis for open fracture management.
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