General principles in the prevention of surgical complications in orthopedic surgery

C. H. Epps

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Preventive measures in orthopedic surgery are best accomplished by full knowledge of potential complications, thoughtful preoperative planning, the careful and precise execution of the operative procedure, meticulous hemostasis, and the implementation of appropriate measures in the postoperative period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-20
Number of pages16
JournalClinical orthopaedics and related research
Issue number222
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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