The anatomic pattern of fractures and dislocations among accident victims in Owerri , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Okoro2007TheAP,
  title={The anatomic pattern of fractures and dislocations among accident victims in Owerri , Nigeria},
  author={I. O. Okoro and C. O. Ohadugha},
  year={2007}
}
BACKGROUND: Some studies have described the pattern of limb fractures and dislocation in Nigeria. However, with recent increase in vehicle and motorbike transport, we aimed to describe the pattern to note any differences from previous reports. METHODS: This was a retrospective study of all patients with accidental fractures and dislocations treated at the Federal Medical Centre Owerri between January 2000 and December 2003. RESULTS: A change in the major causative factors was observed as Road… CONTINUE READING

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