usually >10 cm
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A 36-year-old male sustains an open segmental tibia fracture associated with an overlying 8 cm soft tissue avulsion that requires skin grafting for soft tissue coverage. No vascular injury is identified. What is the most appropriate Gustilo-Anderson classification of this injury?
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HPI - MOTOR BIKE ACCIDENT
What would be your initial treatment of this patient?
HPI - The patient reported an injury of the right forefoot ( her foot caught in the wheel of the quadbike) and she presented 10 hours after the incident
In light of the fact that the tendon and joint are exposed, how would you treat this wound?