Pelvic Fracture

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This four-page handout educates people about care for a pelvic fracture, which is when one or more hipbones are cracked or broken. It explains that many pelvic fractures are caused by car accidents, falls, injuries, or sudden movements. It identifies signs of pelvic fracture, and provides basic information about options for care with surgery, medication, and physical therapy. The document identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Fractures, bone, Hip injuries, Pelvic bones
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2013
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