TITLE

The Cognitive Effects of Fat Embolus Syndrome Following an Isolated Femoral Shaft Fracture

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Andrew C.; Torrens, Lorna; White, Timothy O.; Carson, Alan; Robinson, C. Michael
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 5, p1092
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a medical case concerning the cognitive effects of fat embolus syndrome. The patient, a 23-year-old female, discussed in the paper recovered after the development of fat embolus syndrome following an isolated femoral diaphyseal fracture. On comprehensive neuropsychological testing, specific and quantifiable defects in cognitive function were detected.
ACCESSION #
25019657

 

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