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Jul 8, 2011

How important is it to get a perfect reduction of a distal radius fracture in the ED? Is it even worthwhile?


-Pain is improved when a severely displaced fracture is reduced and immobilized.

-The ED has sedation capabilities that the orthopedist's office does not. If we can get good anatomic alignment in the ED...