Recognising and treating Colles’ type fractures in emergency care settings
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Recognising and treating Colles’ type fractures in emergency care settings

Anthony Summers Emergency nurse practitioner, University Hospital Lewisham, London

In this article, the author explains how to identify a Colles’ type fracture, explains how to insert a haematoma block, and gives a step by step guide to reducing this type of fracture.

Emergency Nurse. 13, 6, 26-34. doi: 10.7748/en2005.10.13.6.26.c1219

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