Management of lower extremity fractures

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

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Abstract

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
Pages275-290
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781461415787, 1461415772, 9781461415770
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Spiegel, D. A., Banskota, B., & Wilkins, K. E. (2014). Management of lower extremity fractures. In Global Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings (pp. 275-290). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-1578-7_28