Compartment syndrome performance improvement project is associated with increased combat casualty survival.

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BACKGROUND In 2008, we showed that incomplete or delayed extremity fasciotomies were associated with mortality and muscle necrosis in war casualties with limb injury. Subsequently, we developed an education program focused on surgeon knowledge gaps regarding the diagnosis of compartment syndrome and prophylactic fasciotomy. The program included educational… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31826fc71c

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