Neurovascular impairment and compartment syndrome.

Abstract

Compartment syndrome is a potential complication of musculoskeletal trauma and surgery. Early identification of compartment syndrome is critical because, if left untreated, it may result in limb loss or death. Nurses routinely perform neurovascular observations as a part of the patient's essential care in hospital. However, there is limited literature on… (More)

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@article{Wright2009NeurovascularIA, title={Neurovascular impairment and compartment syndrome.}, author={Elizabeth E. Wright}, journal={Paediatric nursing}, year={2009}, volume={21 3}, pages={26-9} }