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Forearm Fractures eMedicine Emergency

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Description: Because forearm fractures account for most limb fractures, emergency physicians should be familiar with evaluation and management of each type. Forearm fractures are classified as involving the proximal, middle, or distal shaft. Fractures of the radius and ulna are intimately associated with the elbow and wrist and are discussed in those articles
Synonyms and related keywords: forearm fracture, limb fractures, limb fracture, broken arm, broken forearm, fractured forearm, proximal forearm fractures, middle forearm fractures, forearm shaft fractures, distal shaft forearm fractures, osteoporosis
Huang & Grimes 2005

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Author/Contact: Huang & Grimes
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Language: English

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Added: Tue Apr 01 2008