Perioperative Considerations for External Fixation in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Claire M. Capobianco, Zacharia Facaros, Thomas Zgonis

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Abstract

The use and principles behind the most common applications of external fixation in the foot and ankle are reviewed in this article. Advantages, disadvantages, and perioperative nursing considerations are discussed in relation to external fixation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-66
Number of pages8
JournalPerioperative Nursing Clinics
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

Keywords

  • Ankle
  • Diabetes
  • External fixation
  • Foot
  • Plastic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medical–Surgical

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