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The sternum

Anthony Summers Emergency care practitioner, University Hospital Lewisham, London

ANTHONY SUMMERS describes the signs and symptoms of fracture to the sternum and highlights the investigations that should be undertaken for patients with sternal injury

Emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) are beginning to overcome the barriers that have confined their practice, and now see and assess patients who present with conditions whose treatment was once solely the domain of A&E doctors.

Emergency Nurse. 14, 4, 20-23. doi: 10.7748/en2006.07.14.4.20.c4234

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