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  1. 1. Fractures Kashere Bradford
  2. 2. Commuinuted Fracture <ul><li>This a fracture in which the bone is shattered, splintered, or crushed into many small pieces or fragments. </li></ul><ul><li>This is caused by an extremely hard or suden impact or a heavy crushing weight. </li></ul><ul><li>It can be diagnosed with a simple x-ray depending on the seriousness of the fracture. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Greenstick Fracture <ul><li>This is a fracture in which there is an incomplete break; one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent. </li></ul><ul><li>This type of fracture is commonly found in children due to their softer more pliable bone structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms of this fracture are the area may be swollen and red or bruised and will normally cause pain. </li></ul>
  4. 8. Compound Fracture <ul><li>This is a fracture in which the skin has been broken through to the fracture. It is also called an &quot;open fracture&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Open fractures are caused by car crashes, falls or sports injuries which are typically called high energy injuries. </li></ul><ul><li>Open fractures usually take longer to heal because of the extent of the injury t the bone and the surrounding soft tissue. They often require immediate surgery. </li></ul>

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