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Fractures.

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Fractures.

  1. 1. Chapter Four:Fractures<br />By: Regina Pappas<br />
  2. 2. Simple Fracture<br />Also known as closed fractures<br />Fracture in which there is no open skin wound.<br />
  3. 3. Greenstick Fracture<br />Fracture in which there is an incomplete break. This meaning one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent.<br />This fracture is commonly found in children due to their softer bone structure.<br />
  4. 4. Spiral Fracture<br />Fracture in which the fracture line spirals around the shaft of the bone<br />This type of fracture can be caused by a twisting injury.<br />Often heals slower than most types of fractures <br />

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