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Title: Is operative management of fractures safe in the collocated burn and fracture injury?
Epworth Authors: Wasiak, Jason
Other Authors: Bradshaw, Luke
Cleland, Heather
Keywords: Burn
Internal Fixation
Fractures, Bone
Fracture Management
Fractures, Complications
Dermal Burns
Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Jun-2014
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Injury. 2015 Jun;46(6):1145-9
Abstract: To review the management of a collocated major fracture and dermal burn injury in adult multi-trauma patients. In particular, this study examines the methods and timing for fracture fixation and the fracture complications observed. A retrospective chart review of all patients admitted to the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia from January 2000 to December 2012 with a collocated dermal burn and major fracture.
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2014.07.027
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ISSN: 0020-1383
Journal Title: Injury
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
Department of Surgery, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Retrospective studies
Appears in Collections:Musculoskeletal

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