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Advances in Orthopedics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 943495, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/943495
Clinical Study

Infection Rates in Open Fractures of the Tibia: Is the 6-Hour Rule Fact or Fiction?

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wellington Public Hospital, 8D/39 Taranaki Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Received 7 June 2011; Revised 28 July 2011; Accepted 22 August 2011

Academic Editor: Robert F. Ostrum

Copyright © 2011 Ameya S. Kamat. 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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Ameya S. Kamat, “Infection Rates in Open Fractures of the Tibia: Is the 6-Hour Rule Fact or Fiction?,” Advances in Orthopedics, vol. 2011, Article ID 943495, 4 pages, 2011. doi:10.4061/2011/943495