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Fractures MASHEL NASEER. Contents What are fractures? Simple fractures,Compound fractures and complicated fractures Dealing with different types of fractures

Dec 23, 2015

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  • Fractures MASHEL NASEER
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  • Contents What are fractures? Simple fractures,Compound fractures and complicated fractures Dealing with different types of fractures Steps for what to do and what not to do
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  • Fractures A broken bone Bones may fracture completely or partially
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  • Types of fractures Hands Arms Foot Legs Neck Backbone etc
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  • Simple fractures Mostly no bleeding Pain Swelling Discoloration Loss of power Irregular movement of that part may or may not hear sound of bone breaking
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  • What to do Calm Stop movement, immobilize joints, use slings check circulation in nails, pulse, color & warmth of that part of body Use ice-packs to reduce pain
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  • What not to do Force to reposition place effected part in uncomfortable way
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  • Compound fractures too much bleeding, broken bone could be seen sound of breaking bone discoloration, swelling unable to move that part
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  • What to do Call for help soon try to stop bleeding Do not do tight bandage, just immobilize it, protect it so that it will not cause infection Check circulation Elevate affected limb above heart to reduce pain and swelling
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  • Complicated fractures Broken bone cause damage to any organ Pain in damaged organ Difficulty breathing Coughing out blood Difficulty or unable to move fingers and toes Discoloration Loss of sensation
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  • What to do Call ambulance Control external bleeding ABCD do not move affected area Keep in apposition of most comfort
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  • Dealing with broken fingers
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  • Using triangular sling for arm/hand
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  • Arm(upper half bone fracture)
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  • Shoulder dislocation
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  • Dislocated elbow
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  • Dealing with broken bone of foot
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  • Dislocated ankle
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  • Dealing with Knee fracture
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  • Knee
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  • Dealing with leg fracture
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  • Dealing with backbone fracture
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  • Skull dislocation
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  • Jaw dislocation
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  • Ribs dislocation
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  • Neck fracture