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Calcaneal Fractures Closed Reduction popular

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/buck/exp.htm

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Richard E. Buckley, MD. Excellent presentation on methods of treatment of calcaneal fractures. For educational purposes may be copied, adapted and presented with acknowledgements to Dr Buckley and OTA Highly Reputable
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Closed Reduction and Treatment of Common Fractures popular

Location: http://www.hwbf.org/ota/bfc/wadd/exp.htm

Fractures will heal without surgery - sometimes. For the past 50,000 years that hominids have been present, in all but the last 100 years, their fractures healed without surgery. There is no question that we have had many a short legged, crooked armed, gimpy ancestor - but their fractures did... Highly Reputable
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Distal Radius Fractures closed treatement and cast application popular

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The indication to perform closed reduction could be a definitive treatment for an uncomplicated Colles wrist fracture. Closed reduction may be applied to more complicated fractures followed by a post-reduction re-assessment of the fracture configuration to decide if the fracture needs further treatment. Expert
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2004 General Priciples of Fracture Care eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1270717-overview

eMedicine updated 2010
A fracture is defined as a disruption in the integrity of a living bone, involving injury to the bone marrow, periosteum, and adjacent soft tissues. Many types of fractures exist, such as pathologic, stress, and greenstick fractures. When a fracture occurs, it is described radiographically and clinically in...
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Closed Reduction of Distal Radius Fractures

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/closed_reduction_of_distal_radius_fractures

Closed reduction & immobilization in plaster cast remains accepted method of treatment for majority of stable distal radius fractures;
- unstable fractures will often lose reduction in the cast and will slip back to the pre-reduction position;
- patients should be examined for carpal tunnel symptoms before and after reduction;
- carpal...
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Conservative treatment for closed fifth small finger metacarpal neck fractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/514909

Subcapital fractures of the fifth metacarpal bone, meaning fractures just below the knuckle of the little finger, account for approximately 20% of all hand fractures. Currently, there is no consensus concerning the optimal management of these fractures. Traditionally, treatment consists of closed reduction and external splinting in a neutral position...
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Femoral Neck Fractures - Techniques of Closed Reduction Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/femoral_neck_frx_techniques_of_closed_reduction

Always attempt closed reduction before open reduction;
- evaluation of the lateral x-ray after reduction to evaluate posterior comminution of the femoral neck is critical;
- posterior comminution leads to the loss of a butressing effect posteriorly, w/ subsequent loss of reduction and non-union;
- majority of patients with non union, have posterior...
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The Efficacy Of The Hematoma Block For Fracture Reduction In The Distal Forearm Fractures

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50 patients receiving Brachial Plexus Block (BPB group), and 50 patients receiving Hematoma Block (HB group) during reduction of distal forearm fractures,
Pain measured by Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) was recorded before, during, and after reduction.
Visual Analogue Scale during reduction in both the groups was comparable meaning that pain...
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