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Model of Valdez et al for Predicting Compartment Syndrome in a Lower Extremity Following Trauma

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

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Valdez et al studied factors associated with a compartment syndrome developing in a lower extremity following trauma. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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