Irritable temperament profile prevails among patients with boxer fractures

Irritable temperament profile prevails among patients with boxer fractures Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg (2017) 43:869–873 DOI 10.1007/s00068-017-0760-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Irritable temperament profile prevails among patients with boxer fractures 1 1 2 2 3 A. Taşkesen  · İ. Demirkale  · N. Taşkesen  · M. Okumuş  · D. Ö. Can   Received: 14 November 2016 / Accepted: 6 January 2017 / Published online: 21 February 2017 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract Conclusion The understanding of mood of patients with Objective The purpose of this prospective study was boxer fractures will help us to enhance treatment plan to examine the temperament dimensions of the patients and may prevent further intentional injuries by provid- with boxer fracture and compare them with age- and sex- ing an insight into better controlling physical health of the matched controls. patients. Methods We performed a prospective analysis inves- tigating affective temperaments of the 102 patients with Keywords Boxer fracture · Affective temperament · boxer fractures and compared them with 100 sex- and TEMPS-A age-matched controls that were referred to the emergency department due to incidental soft-tissue trauma. Affective temperament of the patients was evaluated by Memphis, Introduction Pisa, Paris, and San Diego-Auto questionnaire (TEMPS- A). Both incidences of dominant affective temperaments of The fifth metacarpals neck fracture, namely, boxer fracture, boxer fracture cases with European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery Springer Journals

Irritable temperament profile prevails among patients with boxer fractures

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Medicine & Public Health; Traumatic Surgery; Surgical Orthopedics; Emergency Medicine; Sports Medicine; Intensive / Critical Care Medicine; Surgery
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