Fracture and Dislocation Compendium


Cover of Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma January 2018

Introduction: Fracture and Dislocation Classification Compendium—2018International Comprehensive Classification of Fractures and Dislocations Committee

The compendium is branded as the AO/OTA or OTA/AO Fracture and Dislocation Classification Compendium. In publications, it will be cited as Meinberg E, Agel J, Roberts C, et al. Fracture and Dislocation Classification Compendium–2018, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Volume 32: Number 1; Supplement, January 2018.

Future publications related to the revised Compendium will be authored and referenced as determined by the International Comprehensive Classification of Fractures and Dislocations Committee (ICCFC), irrespective of its member composition.

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As published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma January 2018, Volume 32, Supplement 1© 2018 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 

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