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Gustilo open fracture classification

Index Gustilo open fracture classification

The Gustilo open fracture classification system is the most commonly used classification system for open fractures. [1]

8 relations: Debridement, Gunshot, Internal fixation, Open fracture, Osteomyelitis, Prognosis, Therapeutic irrigation, Tscherne classification.

Debridement

Debridement is the medical removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the remaining healthy tissue.

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Gunshot

A gunshot is a single discharge of a gun, typically a man-portable firearm, producing a visible flash, a powerful and loud shockwave and often chemical gunshot residue.

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Internal fixation

Internal fixation is an operation in orthopedics that involves the surgical implementation of implants for the purpose of repairing a bone, a concept that dates to the mid-nineteenth century and was made applicable for routine treatment in the mid-twentieth century.

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Open fracture

Open fracture is a type of bone fracture in orthopedics, frequently caused by high energy trauma.

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Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis (OM) is an infection of bone.

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Prognosis

Prognosis (Greek: πρόγνωσις "fore-knowing, foreseeing") is a medical term for predicting the likely or expected development of a disease, including whether the signs and symptoms will improve or worsen (and how quickly) or remain stable over time; expectations of quality of life, such as the ability to carry out daily activities; the potential for complications and associated health issues; and the likelihood of survival (including life expectancy).

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Therapeutic irrigation

In medicine, therapeutic irrigation or lavage is cleaning or rinsing.

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Tscherne classification

The Tscherne classification is a system of categorization of soft tissue injuries.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustilo_open_fracture_classification

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