[PDF] Standards for the management of open fractures of the lower limb

British Orthopaedic Association - BOA
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS);British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Publication date:
30 September 2009


This guidance details the optimal treatment of patients with open fractures of the lower limb. Drawing on an extensive review of the published evidence and on personal experience, the authors address all aspects of patient care, from initial assessment through to reconstruction and the indications for amputation.