Acute compartment syndrome
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Acute compartment syndrome

Sharon Edwards Senior lecturer, Department of nursing and midwifery, University of Hertfordshire

SHARON EDWARDS explores the definition of acute compartment syndrome, its aetiology, sites and causes

Acute compartment syndrome is a common but potentially life threatening condition that occurs in the limbs and abdomen, and that requires prompt recognition and intervention.

Emergency Nurse. 12, 3, 32-38. doi: 10.7748/en2004.

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