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How is child with broken hand treated?

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Depends

Thorough exam to make sure no nerves/arteries are involved.
Pain medications. Clean up and suture if necessary, any open lacerations. Splint the acute injury. See orthopedic surgeon for definitive eval and cast if necessary.

In brief: Depends

Thorough exam to make sure no nerves/arteries are involved.
Pain medications. Clean up and suture if necessary, any open lacerations. Splint the acute injury. See orthopedic surgeon for definitive eval and cast if necessary.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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