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Risk Factors of Dellinger et al for Infection Involving an Open Fracture of an Extremity

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Dellinger et al identified risk factors for an open fracture of the arm or leg becoming infected. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Washington in Seattle and the University of Calgary in Alberta.

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