Orthopedic prostheses.

  title={Orthopedic prostheses.},
  author={Jay R. Kaplan and Richard W. Wilson},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  volume={12 3},
This article discusses the complications of total joint arthroplasties, and intramedullary, internal, and external fixation devices. It emphasizes the emergency physician's role in emergency department management, especially with deep infections, thromboembolic events, and compartment syndromes.