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3Classification of fracture wound infection

Cierny has classified fracture site infections according to a number of criteria.

Cierny’s classifications

Cierny has classified fracture site infections according to a number of criteria:

  • anatomical
  • host resistance
  • microbiology and
  • the status of fracture healing.

These are all important factors to be taken into consideration.

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