Outcomes of patients with pelvic-ring fractures managed by open reduction internal fixation.

@article{Hakim1996OutcomesOP,
  title={Outcomes of patients with pelvic-ring fractures managed by open reduction internal fixation.},
  author={Ren{\'e}e Marie Hakim and Gary S Gruen and Anthony M Delitto},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={286-95}
}
The purpose of this multiple-subject case report is to describe the physical impairments, disabilities, and handicaps of patients with multiple traumas and pelvic-ring fractures after management with open reduction internal fixation. Nineteen men and 12 women, with a mean age of 38+/-16 years (chi+/-SD), were interviewed and examined at least 1 year (chi+/-14.5 months) after sustaining multiple traumas, including an unstable pelvic-ring fracture that was repaired by open reduction internal… CONTINUE READING