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Infection Risk Score (IRS) of Matos et al for an Open Fracture

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery
General Surgery
Emergency Medicine

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Matos et al developed a risk score for predicting infection in a patient with an open fracture. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, Roberto Santos General Hospital and Feira de Santana State University in Brazil.

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