"She requested an ambulance which took my mother to the Mater Hospital where they told us she had a Colles' fracture
to her wrist.
Significant associated injuries occurred in 13 cases, 5 cases had Colles' fracture
, 3 cases had clavicle fracture, 2 cases had blunt injury chest, 1 case had blunt injury abdomen, 1 case with crush injury lower limb, 1 case with fracture neck of femur.
I landed heavily on my wrist and got a Colles' fracture
- a type of break common in people with osteoporosis, a condition that weakens bones.
Malunion and dysfunction in Colles' fracture
. J Hand Surg 1988; 13: 291-3.
refers to a break in the radius, one of the forearm bones.
Jenkins, "The unstable Colles' fracture
," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
Papandrea, "Colles' fracture
in a girl after fulguration," La Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, vol.
Objective: To access the radiological and clinical outcome of closed reduction and cast immobilization for Colles' fracture
under haematoma block and sedation
Evidence From Data Searches and Life-Table Analyses for Gender-Related Differences in Absolute Risk of Hip Fracture After Colles' or Spine Fracture: Colles' Fracture
as an Early and Sensitive Marker of Skeletal Fragility in White Men.
That multicenter study in 102 women with Colles' fracture
showed a highly significantly shorter time to healing with 8 weeks of daily teriparatide at the standard 20-mcg dose used for osteoporosis therapy than with placebo, although the 40-mcg dose unexpectedly proved ineffective (J.
No effects of piroxicam on osteopenia and recovery after Colles' fracture
. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled prospective trial.
Pasila M, Karaharju EO, Lepisto PV (1974) Role of physical therapy in recovery of function after Colles' fracture
. Archives of Physical