Fractures (broken bones)
First aid: Fractures (broken bones)
A fracture is a broken bone. It requires medical attention. If the broken bone is the result of major trauma or injury, call 911 or your local emergency number. Also call for emergency help if:
Don't move the person except if necessary to avoid further injury. Take these actions immediately while waiting for medical help:
Last Updated: 2012-03-23
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