Complications in Orthopaedic Trauma. Michael S. Bongiovanni , M.D. Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, California August 4, 2012. Disclosures-none. Thanks=AONA archives and Jeff Smith, MD. Objectives.
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Complications in Orthopaedic Trauma
Michael S. Bongiovanni, M.D.
Scripps Mercy Hospital
San Diego, California
August 4, 2012
August 2012 ASOPA/NAOTOrthopaedic Technologists Symposium Conference and Workshop
First aid: pre-hospital care
Emergency room care-ortho tech
Operating room: definitive care-ortho tech
First aid if not already given
Remove gross debris/ irrigate/dress/image/ splint
Tetanus prophylaxis - if necessary
soft tissue envelope
Amputation vs Limb Salvage
-seeing more GSW
Antibiotics and Tetanus Prophylaxis same as Open Fractures
Unstable Pelvis Fractures
Aggressive debridement of open wounds
Colostomy / urinary diversion nearly always
Matta, Tornetta 1982 -1991