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  1. #1
    Wilmington, Delaware
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    I'm in need of opinions to help settle a dispute.

    Going solely on the basis of diagnosis....what level of risk would you give for a closed fracture of 3 metatarsals that were splinted in the ED and referred to orthopaedics for definitive care.

    Thanks in advance!!!!

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    My opinion on this we can go with level-3, for closed fracture risk and for splinting and refering to ortho speciality...

    Here in this case they dont have much work up in ED...
    Last edited by joe_physio09; 06-16-2009 at 02:41 AM.
    Joseph Amalraj Antonisamy CPC-H

  3. #3
    Milwaukee WI
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    Based solely on the limited info provided ... I'd assign it low risk (acute uncomplicated injury)

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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