Author(s): Ali AM, Noyes D, Cogswell LK, Ali AM, Noyes D, Cogswell LK, Ali AM, Noyes D, Cogswell LK, Ali AM, Noyes D, Cogswell LK
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Abstract This article gives a practical guide for the management of open lower limb fractures. It outlines the referral criteria and pathway for definitive care in a specialist centre, the initial management steps that should be taken in the emergency department, and the principles of fixation, soft tissue coverage and antibiotic therapy.
This article was published in Br J Hosp Med (Lond)
and referenced in Journal of Arthritis