Alterations Related to Musculoskeletal Trauma. Lisa M. Dunn MSN/Ed, RN, CCRN, CNE. Classification of Fractures. A fracture is a break or disruption in the continuity of a bone. Types of fractures include: Complete Incomplete Open or compound Closed or simple Pathologic (spontaneous)
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Lisa M. Dunn MSN/Ed, RN, CCRN, CNE
The patient with a history of osteoporosis is at high risk for developing what type of fracture?
A possible outcome for the middle-aged male patient who has a tight cast on his left lower leg would be:
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