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James Roush

James Roush

DVM, MS, Dip. ACVS

United States

Dr. Roush is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and is currently the Doughman Professor of Surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. Dr. Roush has authored or co-authored over 150 refereed papers, abstracts, summary articles, and book chapters on small animal orthopedic surgery, and lectures frequently at national and international meetings on fracture repair. He has over 30 years’ experience in veterinary orthopedic and neurologic surgery, orthopedic research, and small animal orthopedic surgical training of residents and students.

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Post-operative mediolateral and craniocaudal radiographs of an open radius fracture with an applied external skeletal fixator. Such devices are excellent choices for open fracture fixation because they allow care of an open wound while preserving bone blood supply and minimizing soft tissue disruption.

Issue number25.3 Published 16/04/2021

Wound management 1 – Emergency management of open fractures

An open fracture is any fractured bone that is exposed to environmental contamination due to disruption of soft tissues surrounding the bone.

By James Roush