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Summary about significance of fracture including epidemiology.
Review the relevant anatomy of the bone, the joint, surrounding soft tissues etc. Discuss important neurovascular considerations (blood supply etc).
Describe current classifications, including strength and weaknesses.
Radiographic studies - which to order and pertinent findings
Lab studies (if relevant)
Discuss important factors in making the diagnosis. What else should you be thinking of? Associated injuries? Underlying conditions?
Immobilization - describe technique
Create link to article on operative technique
Complications of injury
Complications of treatment
Red Flags and Controversies
Include functional and implant issues as applicable
Insert recent references and landmark articles