Open Fractures of the Hand: Review of Pathogenesis and Introduction of a New Classification System.

Abstract

Open fractures of the hand are a common and varied group of injuries. Although at increased risk for infection, open fractures of the hand are more resistant to infection than other open fractures. Numerous unique factors in the hand may play a role in the altered risk of postinjury infection. Current systems for the classification of open fractures fail to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ocl.2015.08.021

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@article{Tulipan2016OpenFO, title={Open Fractures of the Hand: Review of Pathogenesis and Introduction of a New Classification System.}, author={Jacob E. Tulipan and Asif Ilyas}, journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America}, year={2016}, volume={47 1}, pages={245-51} }