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A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
29 year-old woman who has been suffering malocclusion and tinnitus since a facial fracture 5 years ago, is now looking for her first surgical.....?
Team treatment: Patient suffered dental and skeletal displacement and fractures. These anatomic malrelationship said have to be restored to normal for resolution of am atomic malrelationship said. Team should be assembled chaired by both an Orthodontist and an Oral surgeon who communicate well with each other and who have a track record of treating Orthognathic cases. Team should also include ENT, neurologist, general physician, perhaps a periodontist, and a restorative dentist. But most important, align upper teeth to upper jaw, lower teeth to lower jaw, then properly align jaws to rest of Craniofacial-facial structures and to each other. ...Read more
My broken bones r healed. Want to quit roxycodone. Should I taper or quit cold turkey using clonidine?
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Due to the skin cells under a cast or a splint, which accumulate under the cast/splint, causing itching. Normally without such covering, the skin cells fall off, during normal activities.
After the fx heals and cast is removed, with normal washing, the skin cells are removed, so itching decreases in a few days. ...Read more
Fiberglass: Most these days are fiberglass. Plaster of paris is still used by some. There are advantages and disadvantages to each. Fiberglass is "waterproof" (but one has to use a hairdryer to drive the water out to avoid skin irritation). Plaster tends to be less expensive and easier to mold, but has to be kept dry. ...Read more
Varies: There are not really any foods we know that help bones heal faster. We do know some things that can potentially delay bone healing including nicotine products and medications that inhibit inflammation (inflammation is a part of bone healing and so to block it delays bone healing). Good question. ...Read more
Not usually: A leg bone fracture will appear on x-ray to have more calcium in the healing area (for a while), but a bone's strength depends on the microscopic structure inside the bone, not just the amount of calcium. In a growing child, a well-healed bone can be stronger 6 months after the break, than before the break, because the child is now older so all his bones should be stronger than 6 months earlier. ...Read more
Immobilize/splint fx: The principles of splinting & immobilization for comfort and transport still hold true in the wilderness. The situation is more difficult due to potential scarcity of adequate materials useful for the task. Sturdy branches or similar material from a backpack frame can be used ingeniously to fashion a splint that holds the broken limb in a stable somewhat straight & reasonably comfortable position. ...Read more
See below: Multiple or comminuted fractures.Get a more detailed answer ›
There isn't: Anyone who told you that your fracture wouldn't heal if you enjoy your body like usual was either badly misinformed or actually trying to mislead you. Life's difficult enough without such foolish superstitions. ...Read more
Rarely: If there are fractures of large bones like femur, there may be enough bleeding into the tissue to cause a fall in hemoglobin level. ...Read more
Usually not at all: Concussions do not mandate hospital stays. Brain bleeding does. Concussion severity varies and neurological checks at home may be required hourly for the first night or so. It should be followed by a neurologist. Broken bones come in many forms and severities. Most do not require hospitalization. Pain control, compartment syndrome, open fractures, etc may require hospitalization. ...Read more
Pressure: Changes occur in the barometric pressure when weather fronts come in. This change in pressure can cause symptoms in areas of inflammation and/or arthritis. Someone with a previous fracture can persistent inflammation in the ongoing remodeling process that occurs, they can also develop posttraumatic arthritis as well. Both of those conditions can potentially cause pain with weather changes. ...Read more
Varies: Varies completely based upon specific nature of fracture and characteristics of the patient. Among possibilities: observation, cast or splint, closed reduction followed by cast or splint, closed reduction with internal fixation, and open reduction and internal fixation to name a few; also im rod fixation and external fixation as well. ...Read more
Splinting: Anything long and stiff can be made into a splint to hold broken bones stable. Books, brooms, and cardboard boxes have all been used. Sometimes it is just as easy to leave the bones in place and not move it at all. Splinting should also be done without moving the current position of the broken bone, even if it looks odd. In some cases, straightening can cause damage. ...Read more
Yes: Fractures can heal when someone is in a coma. However, people who are bedridden permanently or for long periods of time may often develop weakening of the bones, and often times have other co-morbid problems that accompany their comatose state, like certain nutritional deficiencies that might make them more prone to have fractures. ...Read more
Sometimes: This will depend upon several factors: severity of the fracture, timing of the injury, patient age and medical condition, coexisting injuries, and so forth. Those mds who specialize in caring for fractures want to assure patient comfort, safety and successful healing. If anesthesia or sedation will be helpful and safe, doctors won't hesitate. Don't worry! ...Read more
Varies: It varies based upon the bone involved and the specifics of the fracture. That being said, a general rule of thumb is that most fractures heal by 8-12 weeks. Again, there are certainly exceptions to that general statement. Don't hesitate to discuss the specifics of your case with your doctor. ...Read more
Break a bone - im doing a project for my nursing about broken bones, the main aspect of the assignment is to identify ways in which a bone can break-c?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
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