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Evaluating Outcome After Tibial Shaft Fracture

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient's outcome after a tibial shaft fracture using the criteria of johner and Wruhs.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S82.2

Description:

Johner and Wruhs used functional criteria to evaluate a patient's outcome following a tibial shaft fracture. This can help identify a patient who may require additional therapy. The authors are from the Hopital Cantonal in Fribourg and University Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery in Bern, Switzerland.

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