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Orthopaedic disorders 

Orthopaedic disorders
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Orthopaedic disorders
Author(s):

David Currow

and Katherine Clark

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198567226.003.0009
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date: 22 February 2020

Vertebral fracture 228

Threatened or actual fracture of long bones 230

Fat embolism syndrome 232

Only one in three vertebral fractures come to medical attention.

Regardless of the aetiology, the occurrence of one vertebral fracture increases the likelihood of further problems within 12 months....

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