Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Do not irrigate open fractures of the long bones, hindfoot or midfoot in the emergency department before debridement.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Do not irrigate open fractures of the long bones, hindfoot or midfoot in the emergency department before debridement.

Interventions:
Irrigate

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Fractures (complex): assessment and management (NG37)
Published date:
May 2016
Paragraph number:
1.2.20
Page number:
8

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