The timing of definitive fixation for major fractures in polytrauma – a matched pair comparison between a US and European level I centers

K. Horst, V. Schreiber, I. Tarkin, R. Pfeifer, P. Giannoudis & H.-C. Pape
Questionnaire: Early definitive stabilization is usually the treatment of choice for major fractures in polytrauma patients. Modifications may be made when patients are in critical condition, or when associated injuries dictate the timing of surgery. The current study investigates whether the timing[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]