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Risk Factors of Suedkamp et al for Osteomyelitis Following Open Fracture

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Infectious Diseases
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Suedkamp et al identified risk factors associated with osteomyelitis following open fracture of an extremity. The presence of these risk factors can help identify patients who may require more aggressive therapy and closer monitoring. The authors are from the Freie Universitat Berlin, Universitatsklinikum Rudolf Virchow (Berlin) and the University of Hannover in Germany.

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