WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF EXPOSED FRACTURE - FIRST AID
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First aid for exposed fracture



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The exposed fracture happens when there is a wound associated with the fracture, it may be possible to observe the bone or not. In these cases, there is a greater risk of developing an infection and so it is very important to know what to do to avoid such complications. Thus, in the case of an exposed fracture it is advised that: Call an ambulance , call 192, or take the victim to the hospital if you can walk; If there is bleeding, elevate the affected area above the level of the heart; Cover the area with clean cloths or a sterile compress if possible; Try to immobilize the site with a clean b