The term ‘simple fracture’ describes a bone fracture that is closed. In other words, the bone is broken, but has not pierced the skin. Unlike open, or compound fractures, which consist of fractures that have pierced the skin or can be detected within open wounds, simple fractures are usually not associated with bleeding or inflammation…..
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