Disparities in Lower Extremity Trauma Management at a Single, Level 1 Trauma Center


Introduction: The goal of this study was to determine if disparities exist in the care of patients with lower extremity trauma (LET). We aimed to compare rate of limb salvage v. amputation for race, sex, age, and insurance... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Elias Awad (University of South Alabama)
  2. Kayla Leibl (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
  3. Clay Kerby (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  4. Thomas Swain (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  5. Russell Griffin (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  6. Timothy King (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Topic Areas

Trauma / Critical Care , Other


QS-TCC/CT » Quick-Shot Presentations: Trauma/Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery/Cardiothoracic Surgery (15:00 - Thursday, 21st September, Dearth Tower Conf 2)