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Greenstick Fractures I.B. Broken July 8,2003 What is it? It is a partial break in a bone. It is much like taking a green twig from a tree and trying.

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2 Greenstick Fractures I.B. Broken July 8,2003

3 What is it? It is a partial break in a bone. It is much like taking a green twig from a tree and trying to break it.

4 How do they occur? Falls as a youngster. They are usually the result of a sports injury.

5 What is the treatment? The injured person is normally put into a cast for two to four weeks.

6 Bibliography htmhttp://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/childh. htm l l Getchell, L., Pippin, G., Varnes,J. Perspectives on Health. United States of America: D.C. Heath,1996


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