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what are the steps to repair bone?

1. clot formation
2. stabilization
3. callus forms


describe clot formation

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


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)


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