Surgical Timing Preventing Pulmonary Complications in Femur Fracture Patients:

               - Trauma Work Up:
                         - Assessment of Perfusion: Damage Control Orthopaedics 
               - Preparation for Surgery
               - fat embolism syndrome 
                 - references:
                       - Early unreamed intramedullary nailing of femoral fractures is safe in patients with severe thoracic trauma. 
                       - Thoracic trauma and early intramedullary nailing of femur fractures: are we doing harm?
                       - Effects of changing strategies of fracture fixation on immunologic changes and systemic complications after multiple trauma: Damage control orthopedic surgery.
                       - Impact of the method of initial stabilization for femoral shaft fractures in patients with multiple injuries at risk for complications (borderline patients).
                       - Early versus Delayed Stabilization of Femoral Fractures.  A Prospective Randomized Study
                       - Blunt multiple trauma (ISS 36), femur traction, and the pulmonary  failure-septic state
                       - Immediate Nailing of Open Fractures of the Femoral Shaft
                       - Primary intramedullary femur fixation in multiple trauma patients with associated lung contusion--a cause of posttraumatic ARDS? 
                       - Pulmonary damage after intramedullary femoral nailing in traumatized sheep--is there an effect from different nailing methods?
                       - Prediction of pulmonary morbidity and mortality in patients with femur fracture 
                       - Timing of femur fracture fixation: effect on outcome in patients with thoracic and head injuries
                       - Early Appropriate Care: Definitive Stabilization of Femoral Fractures Within 24 Hours of Injury Is Safe in Most Patients With Multiple Injuries
                       - Skeletal traction versus external fixation in the initial temporization of femoral shaft fractures in severely injured patients
                       - Safety and efficacy of damage control external fixation vs early definitive stabilization for femoral shaft fractures in the multiple-injured patient.
                       - Resuscitation before stabilization of femoral fractures limits ARDS in patients with multiple traumatic injuries despite low use of damage control orthopedics

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 3:21 pm