Clinical Case Database / Category: Patient Management
Pelvic fracture management
N Frew, A Acornley
Foundation Years Journal, volume 7, issue 2, p.38 (123Doc Education, London, February 2013)
Following a high speed road traffic accident a patient is airlifted to hospital where the trauma team are assembled. The case is used to illustrate the management of high energy pelvic injuries, and the management of major haemorrhage in this context. Low energy pelvic injures are not considered.
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Airedale General Hospital
A Acornley (Corresponding author)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Airedale General Hospital
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