Fractures

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Compound fracture
Also known as an open fracture. The bone snaps and sticks through the skin, also causes blood loss
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Simple fracture
Also known as a simple fracture. The bone snaps but does not pierce the skin.
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Stress fracture
Incomplete fracture. Caused by overuse or excessive weight bearing. Also knows as a hairline fracture
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Greenstick fracture
Common in young children due to their pliable bones. One side of the fracture is broken the other is just bent.
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4 Symptons of a fracture
Pain. Deformity. Swelling. Immobility.
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4 Treatments of a fracture
Call 999. Do not move. Reasure. Prevent and blood loss.
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RICe
Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation
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Card 2

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Also known as a simple fracture. The bone snaps but does not pierce the skin.

Back

Simple fracture

Card 3

Front

Incomplete fracture. Caused by overuse or excessive weight bearing. Also knows as a hairline fracture

Back

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Card 4

Front

Common in young children due to their pliable bones. One side of the fracture is broken the other is just bent.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Pain. Deformity. Swelling. Immobility.

Back

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