It’s not broken, it’s just fractured.

One misnomer I used to hear all the time whilst working in the Emergency Department is the statement: "It's not broken....the doctor told me it was just a fracture." This misperception that a fracture is something other (and less serious) than a broken bone seems to be a not un-common perception in the general community. … Continue reading It’s not broken, it’s just fractured.

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