fractures

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Anonymous
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114940
Filename:
fractures
Updated:
2011-11-06 17:32:24
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fractures
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trauma
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  1. what is anatomic apposition?
    the ends of the fragments make end to end contact
  2. what is apex angulation
    the direction or angle of the apex of the fracture, the point or apex of the fracture points medially or laterally
  3. what is a simple fracture
    a fracture in which the bone doesn't break through the skin
  4. what is a compound fracture
    a portion of bone protrudes through the skin
  5. what is a incomplete fracture
    • the fracture doesn't traverse through the entire bone.
    • torus and greenstick

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