Re: Nursing of patient with lower leg fracture

If a person has a broken fib or tib they change there underwear every day.
If they are strong enough they can get out of bed and walk with crutches non weight bearing on the broken side. What do you mean if the "cast has failed to heal"? Do you mean if the fracture has failed to heal?

Posted By M Scott PT on May 07, 2007 at 23:22:34:

In Reply to: Nursing of patient with lower leg fracture posted by Miscel on May 06, 2007 at 14:39:52:

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