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Diseases » Broken hand » Summary
 

What is Broken hand?

What is Broken hand?

A break or fracture of one or more bones in the hand. Because we rely on our hands so much, suffering a break in this part of the ...more »

  • Broken hand: Fracture of one or more bones in the hand.

Broken hand: Introduction

Types of Broken hand:

Types of Broken hand:

  • Boxer fracture - from hitting an object with closed fist.
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Broader types of Broken hand:

What causes Broken hand?

Causes of Broken hand: see causes of Broken hand

What are the symptoms of Broken hand?

Symptoms of Broken hand: see symptoms of Broken hand

Broken hand: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Broken hand.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Broken hand.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Broken hand: Orthopedic Surgeon, Emergency Medicine Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Broken hand.
Treatments for Broken hand: see treatments for Broken hand
Research for Broken hand: see research for Broken hand

Society issues for Broken hand


Hospitalization statistics for Broken hand: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Broken hand:

  • 0.161% (20,491) of hospital consultant episodes were for fracture at wrist and hand level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture at wrist and hand level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture at wrist and hand level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture at wrist and hand level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture at wrist and hand level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Broken hand:

Organs and body systems related to Broken hand include:

Name and Aliases of Broken hand

Main name of condition: Broken hand

Other names or spellings for Broken hand:

hand fracture, fractured hand

Broken hand: Related Conditions

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