Nursing Care Plan – Fracture
June 18, 2009 · 1 Comment
A fracture is a break in the continuity of bone. A fracture occurs when the stress placed on a bone is greater than the bone can absorb. The stress may be mechanical (trauma) or related to a disease process (pathologic). Muscles, blood vessels, nerves, tendons, joints, and body organs may be injured when fracture occurs.