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Psychosocial issues relating to external fixation of fractures

Psychosocial issues relating to external fixation of fractures

As with any innovation in care, there has been a great deal of interest in the practical application of external fixation devices and the related nursing care that may be required. For nurses, the emphasis is on pin-site care. Despite a lack of empirical evidence, a good deal of the literature debates what the best method of dealing with this critical aspect of care may be. However, as is often the case when trying to reduce the risk of complications and the cost and level of professional ...

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