Prepared Physician’s monthly Pearl of Wisdom for March 2021 Acute onset of gravity
No matter the season, we all have beloved hobbies and activities that bring us enjoyment. Frequently these same ventures also place us one accidental slip or awkward fall from injury. Simple extremity fractures are among the most common injuries that occur.
Immobilizing such extremity injuries with proper splinting will decrease pain, bleeding and helps avoid additional soft tissue, vascular and neurological injury.
Muttath, et al. Overview of finger, hand and wrist fractures. UpToDate April 2019.
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Nathan Whittaker, MD
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