CME 24/10/13: Compartment Syndrome

Thanks Bethan for a great summary on identification and management of compartment syndrome.

Here is a management flowchart for acute limb compartment syndrome from “Clinical practice guidelines for the management of acute limb compartment syndrome following trauma”. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Volume 80(3), March 2010, p 151–156:

compartment syndrome management flowchart 2010
Dr James Wheeler
Dr James Wheeler

Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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