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Viva 41 

Viva 41
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Viva 41
Author(s):

Nev Davies

, Will Jackson

, Andrew Price

, Jonathan Rees

, and Chris Lavy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199647095.003.0041
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date: 26 October 2020

Viva 41 shows a 27-year-old involved in a road traffic accident (RTA). Describe what can be seen in this picture and explain the initial management, followed by when to take this patient to theatre and what will be done there. Additionally, explain the biggest concern in the early post-operative period and how to monitor for this? How is a lower leg fasciotomy performed, and how soon should there be get soft tissue cover – additionally, please offer information about free flaps.

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