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Elbow Fractures eMedicine Emergency (Visit this link)

Article by Corboy & Rotenberg 2004
Elbow fractures are encountered commonly in the ED. Injury patterns for children and adults are quite different. Emergency physicians must recognize whether fractures require admission, immediate orthopedic evaluation, or less urgent referral.
Synonyms and related keywords: broken arm, broken elbow, elbow fracture, radial head fracture, olecranon fracture, supracondylar humerus fracture

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