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Grades of Soft Tissue Injury in an Extremity Following Blast Injury

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Soft tissue injury in an extremity caused by an explosive blast can be graded using the scheme of Hull and Cooper based on the extent of the damage. Most blast injuries from Northern Ireland resulted in fractures through the long bone rather than through the joint because of the axial stresses caused by the blast wave.

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