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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