Broken Arm (cont.)
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Broken Arm Follow-up
Most broken arms will not require admission to the hospital. For all other fractures, the treating doctor will suggest the patient follow up with an orthopedic doctor (bone specialist). At that time, the orthopedist will determine what further care (continued splinting, casting, or surgery) is necessary based on the type of fracture.
Additional follow-up instructions for fractures include the following:
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