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Pelvic fracture: definitive management 

Pelvic fracture: definitive management
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Pelvic fracture: definitive management
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John McMaster

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012047
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date: 13 December 2019

Pelvic fractures must be actively managed to avoid peri-operative complications

Understanding stability is the key to pelvic fracture management. Fixation is used to compensate for instability until healing occurs

Long term disability can occur despite optimum fixation.

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