Executive Editor: Steve Krikler

Authors: Paulo Barbosa, Felix Bonnaire, Kodi Kojima

Malleoli

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Lateral positioning
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Lateral position

In isolated fractures of the lateral malleolus the patient may be placed in a lateral position in order to facilitate approach and reduction.

Evaluation and assessment of medial injuries is impossible in this position.

v1.0 2016-11-15