Tag Archives: Fracture

Emergency Management for Broken Bones

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A broken bone, which is medically termed as fracture, is a break in the continuity of bone. It occurs when the bone can no longer absorb the stress it receives. Broken bones are usually characterized by extreme pain, deformity, loss of function, local swelling, discoloration, shortening of the extremity, and crepitus. Immediate and proper first aid management of fracture can ... Read More »

First Aid Care for Broken Bones

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Fractures are some of the most common injuries. A broken bone¬† might be as a result of falls, high impact accidents and during sports that involve physical contact.¬† When this happens, it is important to provide immediate medical care. If ignored, fractures can become worse and may cause irreparable damage to the affected part of the body. In order to ... Read More »