What is the included in prehospital care for tibia and fibula fracture?

Updated: Nov 30, 2017
  • Author: Jeffrey G Norvell, MD, MBA, RDMS; Chief Editor: Trevor John Mills, MD, MPH  more...
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Address airway, breathing, and circulation.

Check and document neurovascular status.

Apply sterile dressing to open wounds.

Apply gentle traction to reduce gross deformities; splint the extremity.

Administer parenteral analgesics for an isolated extremity injury in a hemodynamically stable patient.


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