Classic Papers in Trauma and Fracture Healing: Introduction



A ‘classic paper’ has no specific definition. The number of citations of a paper often reflects quality, but not always. At best therefore, the number of citations is a surrogate marker of how important a paper is and whether the paper is responsible for significant developments in orthopaedics.


Fracture Healing Tibial Fracture Donor Site Morbidity Classic Paper Orthopaedic Trauma 
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    Kelly JC, Glynn RW, O’Briain DE, Felle P, McCabe JP. The 100 classic papers of orthopaedic surgery. A bibliometric analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010;92:1338–43.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and OrthopaedicsRoyal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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