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Hannover Fracture Scale

Specialty:

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

Objective:

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Description:

Suedkamp et al developed a scale for describing the extent of injury associated with fracture of an extremity. This can help distinguish between different levels of severity in patients with traumatic injury. The authors are from the Freie Universitat Berlin, Universitatsklinikum Rudolf Virchow (Berlin) and the University of Hannover in Germany.

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