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Bilateral fractured clavicles with multiple rib fractures
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    I read with interest the article by Puranik & Gillham – Bilateral fractured clavicles with multiple rib fractures, Emerg Med J 2007; 24: 675. They are to be congratulated on a successful outcome with such a challenging case. However they state that the acronym ORIF is an abbreviation of osteosynthesis of irreducible fracture: it is an abbreviation of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation.

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