Breach in continuity of a bone. Types of fractures include simple, compound, comminuted, greenstick, incomplete, impacted, longitudinal, oblique, stress or transverse.
Information on fractures from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Describes how to cope with eating with a wired jaw.
Consumer health resource center providing an overview of fractures and their causes, symptoms and treatment.
Information about broken bones, and resources to help understand this common orthopedic condition.
David broke four bones in his foot, and documented the healing process here. Includes x-rays and photos.
Describes initial care of various types of fractures aimed at the layman.
Article on this common type of fracture, from the Mayo Clinic.
Translation of an original document written circa 400 B.C.
Provides links to articles on fractures. Also features a search engine.
Includes scanned x-rays, and emergency outdoor treatment. From Survive Outdoors Inc.
Information for patients about bone x-rays, including preparation, benefits and risks.
Translation by Francis Adams. An 89k text-only version is available for download.
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