Flashcards in Orthopaedics Deck (8)
ARDS is a possible complication of
Conservative management of a tibial fracture is ..
Plaster of Paris
Conservative treatment of a tibial plateau fracture is ...
ROM Brace, locked in extension
NWB or light TWB
Regular weekly X-rays
3-4 Weeks # may be ok to start AROM
Brace removal at 6-12 weeks
Operative management of a tibial plateau fracture is ...
AROM if # stable when wound healed -> usually around 7-10 days
Operative management of tibial fracture is
ORIF Intramedullary Nail
Plates and Screws
External fixateurs if skin grafts required
Inflammation Lasts usually ___
Union is typically @ ___ weeks and Consolidation @ ____ weeks
Inflammation 1-2 Weeks
Union 3 Weeks
Consolidation 6 Weeks
Wound Closure Methods?
Split Skin Grafts
Full Thickness Grafts
Vacuum Assisted Closures