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Description: The floating knee: epidemiology, prognostic indicators & outcome following surgical management Ulfin Rethnam , Rajam S Yesupalan and Rajagopalan Nair
Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes 2007, 1:2
onclusion The associated injuries and the type of fracture (open, intra-articular, comminution) are prognostic indicators in the Floating knee. Appropriate management of the associated injuries, intra-medullary nailing of both the fractures and post operative rehabilitation are necessary for good final outcome.

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Author/Contact: Rethnam et al
Institution: Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes
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Language: English

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