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Indications for Performing a Damage Control Operation

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A seriously injured patient with severe metabolic abnormalities may benefit from damage control operations, in which a series of targeted procedures are performed over several days rather than having everything completed in one prolonged operation.

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