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Classification of Gustilo et al for Open Fractures of Long Bones

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Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

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Gustilo et al separated open fractures of the long bones into types based on the extent and nature of the injuries. This can be used to help guide management decisions. The authors are from Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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