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Risk Factors for Infection Following Open Fracture

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Open fractures may be complicated by infection. A patient with one or more risk factors associated with infection following an open fracture should be monitored more closely and treated more aggressively.

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