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Skin blisters (bullae) complicating the management of fractures.
[OCOSH Code: D001768 282013001 T14.0 NMC_FB]

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Blisters Associated with Lower Extremity Fracture

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Results of a Prospective Treatment Protocol
This study was undertaken to evaluate patient outcomes after treatment of fractures in the face of fracture blister formation and to assess complications following soft-tissue treatment with a prospective protocol.
Conclusion/Significance: Treatment of fracture blisters with a silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene) regimen proved to be successful in...
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Fracture Blisters A Review of the Literature

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Article from: Dermatology Nursing Article date: December 1, 1997 Author: McCann, Susan; Gruen, Gary
Following orthopaedic trauma, fracture blister formation creates a disruption in skin integrity for the injured patient and unique care challenges. This article presents a review of the current...
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Fracture Blisters Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/10745

- refers to the blisters which from swollen skin overlying fractures;
- most commonly arise over tibia, ankle, and elbow;
- when fracture blisters are present at the time of surgery, wound complications will develop in the majority of patients;
- when fracture blisters develop following surgery, wound complications are infrequent;
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PubMed Search for Fracture Blisters in the orthopaedic journals

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To undertake a current Medline search for Blisters in the English language orthopaedic journals copy the following search string (italics) and paste it into the PubMed search engine, or use the "Create Bibliography" link. This search also finds some articles on tape blisters in fracture cases
("fractures, bone"[MeSH Terms] AND "blister"[Majr])...
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