closed fracture


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closed fracture

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Noun1.closed fracture - an uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skinclosed fracture - an uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skin
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
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The victim had suffered an open fracture to his lower left leg and a closed fracture below his knee on his right leg, as well as suspected pelvic and spinal injuries.
Demographic data (Age, gender and profession), mechanism of injury, severity of the injury (AO classification, open or closed fracture), associated injuries (Injury severity score), initial management and time to definitive treatment were recorded.
2 Closed fracture: Ask the person to stay as still as possible and gently immobilise the injured limb by tying or taping it to an adjoining part of the body - for example, one leg against the other.
If this had been a closed fracture, an IM pin could have been placed retrograde to align the major metacarpal pieces.
He was left with a closed fracture to his nose along with lacerations in the surrounding area of his face.
The company's new PRECICE system, which is part of the NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics (NSO), now expands to include indications for open and closed fracture fixation, pseudoarthrosis, malunions, nonunions, and bone transport.
Medical reports show that Liaqat lost consciousness for less than one hour, suffered from bone fractures in both legs, a closed fracture in one shoulder and other fractures in different parts of his body.
Also, a 34-year-old man had a closed fracture of the right shoulder, bruised chest on the right.
All patients of age between 3 and 12 years with either an open or closed fracture of Gartland Type II or Gartland Type III, who presented to our hospital were included in the study.
The patient P., born in 2001, admitted into clinical hospital in 24.02.2011 with diagnosis: "Closed fracture of the middle third of forearm with displacement of bone fragments".
Two patients with closed fracture had undergone fasciotomy for the compartment syndrome and required skin grafting for the closure of wound.