compound fracture

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compound fracture

a fracture in which the broken bone either pierces the skin or communicates with an open wound
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Osteoporosis and bone fractures are serious public health concerns that require effective prevention and treatment measures, not harmful speculative drugs.
Complete report on Bone Fracture - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 is available at http://www.
Transverse fractures account for approximately 20% of temporal bone fractures.
The exact time of ossification of the cochlea following a temporal bone fracture is not known.
The award-winning Dr Comiskey explored the complex process of bone fracture healing via a computational simulation model in his latest work.
1] from the bone fracture patients, 369 [micro]g/L, was significantly different (P <0.
There are more osteoporosis-related bone fractures in the United States than heart attacks, symptomatic strokes, or new diagnosis of all forms of cancers.
Harm and Rajs in their series of cases also showed that incidence of hyoid bone fracture reflects changes with increasing age (6).
More than half the women studied who experienced a thigh bone fracture reported they had noticed pain in that part of their body before the fracture actually occurred.
In 5 to 10 percent of bone fracture cases, the healing process does not succeed in repairing the bone, which leads to the formation of delayed unions or even non-unions - fractures that fail to heal.
May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month in May, Dairy Council of California introduces a new online Spanish resource to help older Latinas protect their health by avoiding bone fracture.