Broken Arm treatments
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Treatments could include:
Immobilization of Body Part
Reduction of fracture
Open reduction with internal fixation
Realignment of Bone
Application of Splint
Closed Fracture Repair
Open Fracture Repair
Control of Wound Hemorrhage
Immobilization by Sling
closed reduction of fracture with internal fixation
Application of Cast
Application of Ice Packs
Application of Short Arm Cast
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