584 Orthopaedics

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  1. Type of fracture:
    Perpendicular to the long axis of the bone
    Transverse
  2. Type of fracture:
    Diagonal break
    Oblique
  3. Type of fracture:
    One or both parts of a bone are twisted
    Spiral
  4. Type of fracture:
    3 or more bony fragments
    Comminuted
  5. Type of fracture:
    Pieces of the bone have been pulled apart (tendon pulls bone off)
    Avulsion
  6. Type of fracture:
    Opposite to avulsion; parts of the bone are squeezed together
    Impacted
  7. Type of fracture:
    Cracks in the bone
    Fissure
  8. Type of fracture:
    Pediatric bone bends but does not break completely through
    Greenstick
  9. Hemi or total arthroplasty?
    both articulating surfaces replaced
    Total
  10. Weight bearing limitation for cemented implant fixation (hip)
    WBAT
  11. Weight bearing limitation for cementless implant fixation (hip)
    • 6-12 weeks PWB
    • Possibly initially NWB
  12. Weight bearing limitation for hybrid implant fixation (hip)
    4-6 weeks PWB
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584 Orthopaedics
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