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1

what are the steps to repair bone?

1. clot formation
2. stabilization
3. callus forms

2

describe clot formation

bone is vascular, it starts to bleed first thing...clot formation

3

describe stabilization

cast it, sling it, splint it
(do not let the two broken ends move...they have to be held still next to each other)

4

describe callus formation

it is the bodies repair mechanism for that bone. if healed correctly it will actually repair stronger then any other part of that bone