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Femur Fractures

Bjorn, Pret pbjorn at emh.org
Mon Jan 9 10:49:50 GMT 2012

If the prehospital phase is less than, say, two or three days?  No.

Pret Bjorn, RN
Bangor, ME USA

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Subject: Femur Fractures

Good day,

I am looking for assistance.

Does anyone know of any time frame post injury where the application of
traction to a mid shaft femur fracture (pre-hospital) may incur
complications such as re-bleeding etc and out way benefit?



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