Ankle fractures
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Ankle fractures

Claire Hubble Senior staff nurse, A&E department, The Princess Royal Hospital, West Sussex

CLAIRE HUBBLE draws on a case study to discuss the assessment and management of Weber A malleolar fractures in A&E departments

Ankle injuries are common complaints in patients presenting to A&E, making up about 5 per cent of the workload in an average department (Wardrope and English 1998).

Emergency Nurse. 13, 4, 32-38. doi: 10.7748/en2005.07.13.4.32.c1191

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