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In contrast to closed reduction, open reduction of a fracture is?

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asked May 7, 2014 in Orthopedics by Rajesh Bahara

In contrast to closed reduction, open reduction of a fracture

a. Produces a shorter healing time b. Decreases trauma to the fracture site 

c. Produces a higher incidence of nonunion 

d. Reduces the risk of infection

e. Requires longer periods of immobilization

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c. Produces a higher incidence of nonunion
answered May 7, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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