"Fractures, Open" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Fractures in which there is an external wound communicating with the break of the bone.
- Fractures, Open
- Fracture, Open
- Open Fracture
- Open Fractures
- Fractures, Compound
- Compound Fracture
- Compound Fractures
- Fracture, Compound
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Fractures, Open".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Fractures, Open".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fractures, Open" by people in Profiles.
Diwan A, Eberlin KR, Smith RM. The principles and practice of open fracture care, 2018. Chin J Traumatol. 2018 Aug; 21(4):187-192.
Sagi HC, Donohue D, Cooper S, Barei DP, Siebler J, Archdeacon MT, Sciadini M, Romeo M, Bergin PF, Higgins T, Mir H. Institutional and Seasonal Variations in the Incidence and Causative Organisms for Posttraumatic Infection following Open Fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Feb; 31(2):78-84.