Learn the Basics of Open Fracture Care

An orthoplastic approach to limb reconstruction

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General information, epidemiology, etiology & cultural context

Pricinples of bone healing & initial management

fracture management

soft tissue management

fracture related infections & osteomyelitis

We train health care workers to improve Open Fracture care for everyone

Our free educational resources are accessible to all paramedics, doctors and surgeons, wherever you are in the world.

A global collaboration of health professionals

The information on this website and in our courses was developed in collaboration with contributors around the world, working in different settings and with different backgrounds. We share practical examples from Tanzania, the Netherlands, Sierra Leone and Uganda.

Basics of Open Fracture Care Course

The Basics of Open Fracture Care is a valuable way to teach about open fracture care wherever you are in the world. Do you work at a local hospital or for a national or international organization? Collaborate with us to organise your own course.