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fracture

tv. to cause someone to laugh very hard. Now, this joke’ll fracture you.

fractured

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. This is the third night this week that Pete has rolled in fractured.
2. mod. demolished by laughter. The whole audience was fractured by the time my ten minutes were up.
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In this study, a total of 106,424 adults with fractures were collected.
As the growth of age, the number of adults with fractures decreased gradually from 15-29 age group to 30-44 age group.
This study focused on two groups of fractures: (1) all fractures except those of the facial bones, skull, fingers, or toes, and (2) fragility fractures, defined as those of the spine, wrist, femur (long bone in the upper leg), and humerus (long bone in the upper arm) (Figure 1).
In men in their 40s, the new-fracture rate for all fractures was about 10 per 1000 person-years in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men.
Simple fractures of the ulnar neck or head often do not require operative fixation.
Tibial fractures are relatively difficult to treat because of precarious blood supply and soft tissue cover.
Fractures of metacarpals and phalanges are probably the most common fractures in the skeletal system and are often neglected as minor injuries2.
KEY WORDS: Associated factors, Calcaneal fractures, Complication, Management.
The distinctive feature of LSW fracture modes was the variation of complicated fractures through the nugget, as shown in (4) through (6) in Figure 1.
Medical College Hospital, Rewa, from January 2012 to December 2015, on the patients with both-bone forearm fractures in the age group of 5 years--15 years of either sex.
The distal radius and ankle fractures were treated by open reduction and internal fixation after initial cast immobilization several days later.
Bhat and colleagues obtained the age-specific incidence of distal radius fractures among women aged 65 and older, as well as the rates of hip fracture following wrist fractures, both for those who did and did not receive the bisphosphonate risendronate.
Bhat and colleagues obtained age-specific incidence of distal radius fractures among women aged 65 and older, as well as rates of hip fracture following wrist fractures, both for those who did and did not receive the bisphosphonate risendronate.
The study tried to evaluate the advantages of mini-invasive prophylactic synthesis of controlateral hip fractures in osteoporotic patients.