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Criteria of Sharpe et al for a Destructive Colon Injury

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Gastroenterology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Sharpe et al use the presence or absence of a destructive colon injury as the starting point for patient management. Their initial algorithm (29.15.20) was updated to define criteria based on penetrating versus blunt trauma. The authors are from the University of Tennessee

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