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What should you do if someone has fallen and broken their arm?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
12 doctors agree

In brief: Get help

Immobilize as best as you can and urgently seek medical attention.

In brief: Get help

Immobilize as best as you can and urgently seek medical attention.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: See a doctor

If someone has fallen an you suspect a broken arm, they should immediately be seen by a doctor. If trained, the arm could be splinted in the position of comfort as a temporary measure.

In brief: See a doctor

If someone has fallen an you suspect a broken arm, they should immediately be seen by a doctor. If trained, the arm could be splinted in the position of comfort as a temporary measure.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Immobilization

Before going to the emergency room or the dr. You can apply r.I.
C.E.( rest, immobilization with bandages home made splints, apply cold compresses, elevate the arm with sling. Take some antiinflamatories or pain killers if not contraindicated.

In brief: Immobilization

Before going to the emergency room or the dr. You can apply r.I.
C.E.( rest, immobilization with bandages home made splints, apply cold compresses, elevate the arm with sling. Take some antiinflamatories or pain killers if not contraindicated.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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