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Factors influencing outcome after orthopedic trauma

Ponsford, Jennie; Hill, B; Karamitsios, M; Bahar-Fuchs, Alex


BACKGROUND: Some recent studies have suggested that certain types of orthopedic trauma result in ongoing disability and that factors other than injury severity or location may influence outcome. This study aimed to evaluate outcome 12 months and 2 years after severe orthopedic trauma, as measured on the Short Form (SF)-36 Health Survey, relative to a control group, to examine change over time and to examine which demographic, injury-related and psychological factors are associated with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Trauma
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31809fec16


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