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NISSSA Score of McNamara et al for Open Fracture of the Lower Extremity

Purpose:

To determine the severity of an open fracture of the lower extremity using the NISSSA score.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

Objective:

ICD-10:

S72, S82

Description:

McNamara et al developed the NISSSA score for grading the severity of an open fracture of the lower extremity. It is a modification of the MESS, with addition of an evaluation of nerve injury. The authors are from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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