What About Broken Bones

What About Broken Bones - more than two pieces or crushed A...

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What About Broken Bones? A complete fracture is when the bone has broken into two pieces. A greenstick fracture is when the bone cracks on one side only, not all the way through. A single fracture is when the bone is broken in one place. A comminuted (say: kah-muh-noot-ed) fracture is when the bone is broken into
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Unformatted text preview: more than two pieces or crushed A bowing fracture , which only happens in kids, is when the bone bends but doesn't break An open fracture is when the bone is sticking through the skin....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1086L taught by Professor Leostouder during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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