Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 149847, 6 pages
Orthopedic Considerations in the Pedestrian versus Motor Vehicle Accident Polytrauma Patient
1College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
2Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI 48336, USA
Received 10 February 2012; Accepted 1 April 2012
Academic Editors: R. A. Gosselin, J. Mayr, and S. A. Papadakis
Copyright © 2012 Jason Samona and Robert Colen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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