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Elbow Fractures eMedicine Emergency

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Location: http://www.emedicine.com/EMERG/topic191.htm

Description: Article by Corboy & Rotenberg 2004
Elbow fractures are encountered commonly in the ED. Injury patterns for children and adults are quite different. Emergency physicians must recognize whether fractures require admission, immediate orthopedic evaluation, or less urgent referral.
Synonyms and related keywords: broken arm, broken elbow, elbow fracture, radial head fracture, olecranon fracture, supracondylar humerus fracture

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Corboy & Rotenberg
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 17 2008