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A 43-year-old male sustains the injury shown in Figure A. He has an overlying 3 centimeter wound with exposed bone. Which of the following antibiotics is indicated for initial prophylaxis?
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A 25-year-old male involved in a motorcyle accident sustains the injury seen in Figures A and B. After initial adequate debridement of nonviable tissue, which of the following irrigation methods and devices should be used?
Antibiotic solution applied by low pressure gravity flow device
Antibiotic solution applied by high pressure pulsatile flow device
Saline solution applied by low pressure gravity flow device
Saline solution applied by high pressure pulsatile flow device
Antibiotic solution applied by high pressure pulsatile flow device followed by low pressure gravity flow device
A 27-year-old man sustains a Gustilo and Anderson type II open tibia fracture during a motorcycle accident. He had his full 3 doses of tetanus vaccination as an infant. He also had a tetanus booster vaccination 18 months ago when he began a new job. In addition to intravenous antibiotics, what tetanus prophylaxis should be administered?
No prophylaxis required
Tetanus immune globulin
Tetanus vaccine and tetanus immune globulin
Tetanus vaccine and tetanus immune globulin with a booster vaccine required 6 months from now
HPI - A 60 year old man with open tibial fx treated with Ex fix 9 months ago.Ex fix was removed after 9 mo.(The patient not reffered to clinic for follow up ). What is the next step in your opinion?ORIF with BG,Illizarov with BG ,..............?
Esr =14 CRP=neg
what is the next step?
HPI - RTA. Patient was a pedestrian, when she was hit by a car. Her main injury was an open injury to her left tibia. ATLS protocols were followed.
What are the options for treating this fracture definitively?
HPI - fall in the bathroom injury to the right elbow.sustained open fracture proximal ulna
How will you initially treat this injury?