Chapter

Complications

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199569809
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729850 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199569809.003.0049

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Complications

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Complications and risk management - Haemorrhage - Venous thromboembolism - Neurovascular compromise - Compartment syndrome - Infection control and prevention - Respiratory tract infection - Urinary tract infection - Wound infection - Wound blistering - Fat embolism syndrome - Constipation - Urinary retention - Postoperative confusion - Pressure ulcers

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Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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