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MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE AND COMPARTMENT SYNDROME
Compartment syndrome is a medical emergency that develops over hours in which increased pressure within a closed muscle compartment compromises the circulation and function of tissues, muscles, nerves and blood vessels within that space with escalating compression. The most common … Continue reading
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