This three-page handout educates people about bone fractures, which are often caused by a fall, injury, or accident. It explains that a fracture is a break in the bone, and outlines its care and healing. It lists signs of fractures, and discusses their care, including what to do if you have a cast. The document identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called.
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