Assessment and management of foot and ankle fractures
Dorthe Larsen Nurse Consultant, A&E Department, Bromley Hospital, Kent
Injuries to the foot and ankle are common presentations in A&E, and while these are rarely life-threatening, incorrect diagnosis and management can have serious consequences for patients. This article discusses the causes, assessment and treatment of patients with these fractures.
Nursing Standard. 17, 6,37-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2002.10.17.6.37.c3287
Published in print: 23 October 2002Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review