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The pelvic belt: a cautionary tale of pressure necrosis
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Prehospital emergency care for suspected pelvic injuries involves the use of a pelvic belt. The pressure exerted by the belt will cause necrosis of the soft tissues after a short period of time (see figure 1 …
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