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The Clinical Criteria of Gurd for Fat Embolism

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

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Description:

Gurd described clinical features that could be used to identify a patient with the fat embolism syndrome occurring after long bone or pelvic fracture. Early recognition of the syndrome allows for prompt institution of respiratory support and other interventions that can reduce morbidity and mortality.

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