Health Facts Plus: Fractures

Health Facts Plus: Fractures

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Endometriosis Doesn''t Raise Fracture Risk (01/02/2007, Reuters Health)

Powerful Antacids Boost Chances of Hip Fracture (12/26/2006, HealthDay)

From the National Institutes of Health

Preventing Falls and Related Fractures (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Fractures (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Also available in Spanish Fractures and Sprains (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish JAMA Patient Page: Bone Fractures (American Medical Association)

Chest X-Ray (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Radiography (X-Ray) - Bone (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Also available in Spanish

Care of Casts and Splints (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Also available in Spanish Internal Fixation for Fractures (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) What Can You Tell Me about Bone and Tissue Transplantation? (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Bone Mass Measurement: What the Numbers Mean (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) JAMA Patient Page: Osteopenia and Preventing Fractures (American Medical Association) Once Is Enough: A Guide to Preventing Future Fractures (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

MedlinePlus: Mobility Aids - Canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs Physical Fields (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Avulsion Fractures (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Broken Jaw (InteliHealth) Broken Ribs (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Collarbone (Clavicle) Fracture (InteliHealth) Eye Socket Fracture (Fracture of the Orbit) (Harvard Medical School, InteliHealth) Fractures of the Nose (Merck & Co., Inc.) Nonunions (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Steps to Take for Clavicle Fractures (McGraw-Hill Companies) Stress Fractures (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Fractures (Broken Bones) (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Breast Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk for Bone Fracture (04/01/2005, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Find an Orthopaedist (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Also available in Spanish

Broken Bones (Nemours Foundation) Cool Cast Facts (Nemours Foundation) Facts about Broken Bones (Nemours Foundation) Questions and Answers about Growth Plate Injuries (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) What Are Growth Plate Injuries? (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Also available in Spanish

First Fracture May Be Warning Sign (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Falls and Fractures (National Institute on Aging) Also available in Spanish

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Date last updated: 03 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 04 October 2006