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The incidence of pelvic fractures with traumatic lower limb amputation in modern warfare due to improvised explosive devices.

Authors
  • Cross, A M
  • Davis, C
  • Penn-Barwell, J
  • Taylor, D M
  • De Mello, W F
  • Matthews, J J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the Royal Naval Medical Service
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
100
Issue
2
Pages
152–156
Identifiers
PMID: 25335309
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The study demonstrates a high incidence of pelvic fractures in patients with traumatic lower limb amputations, supporting the routine pre-hospital application of pelvic binders in this patient group.

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