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Criteria of Demetriades et al for Separating Patients with Penetrating Colon Injuries into High and Low Risk Groups

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Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
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Gastroenterology

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Demetriades et al separated patients with penetrating colon injuries into high and low risk groups shortly after admission. This can help identify those patients who may require more aggressive management and monitoring. The authors are from multiple trauma centers from across the United States, Columbia and South Africa.

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