Assessment and management of pelvic fracture in the hemodynamically unstable patient

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Abstract

Hypotensive patients with pelvic ring injuries present a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. This article reviews pelvic anatomy, the classification of pelvic injuries, and how to rapidly identify patients' unstable pelvic injuries. Current recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of these patients are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-329
Number of pages9
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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