Management of lower extremity fractures

David A. Spiegel, Bibek Banskota, Kaye E. Wilkins

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


A variety of methods are available for managing lower extremity fractures, and the choice depends upon the patients age/amount of growth remaining, whether the fracture involves a physis or is intra-articular, the availability of resources, and experience of the surgeon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGlobal Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781461415787, 1461415772, 9781461415770
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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