The timeliness of ankle fracture management from presentation to discharge; our experience from a district general hospital
作者: SHAFIQ SHAHBAN AHMED SAAD Tarek El-Gamal
刊名: The Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Reseacrh, 2018, Vol.13 (2)
来源数据库: Pulsus Group
关键词: Bilateral patellar tendon ruptureEnd stage renal diseaseKrachow technique
原始语种摘要: Introduction: Unstable ankle fractures are a common presentation and operative intervention has proven to improve patient outcomes. Each stage of patient management can have an impact on patient length of stay and clinical outcome. Materials and Methods: From April 2017 to December 2017, we retrospectively analysed the data of 49 patients with a diagnosis of an unstable ankle fracture. The patient journey was assessed from presentation to the ED right through to discharge. Post-operative notes were also reviewed. Data was obtained through our Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN). Results: 49 patients had surgical fixation for their ankle fracture. Whilst in the ED, less than 50% of the patients had a radiographic diagnosis of an ankle fracture within 30 minutes of arrival. 25 patients...
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关键词翻译
  • ankle 
  • presentation 提示
  • operative 有法律效力
  • fracture 断口
  • hospital 医院
  • patellar 髌的
  • radiographic 射线照相的
  • tendon 钢筋束
  • management 管理
  • intervention