Show Summary Details
Page of

Pelvic injuries 

Pelvic injuries
Pelvic injuries

Jason Smith

, Ian Greaves

, and Keith M Porter

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 May 2022

Pelvic injuries 238

Management of pelvic ring fractures 242

Pelvic stabilization 244

Other pelvic injuries 246

Further reading 247

Pelvis means ‘basin-like’. True to its name, the pelvis is a basin formed by a strong bony ring whose stability depends on ligamentous integrity. Disruption of the ring can fill the basin with blood from adjacent vascular structures. Damage to urogenital, gastrointestinal, and neurological structures must also be considered in the presence of pelvic injury....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.