Broken Collarbone (cont.)
Synonyms and Keywords
clavicle fracture, collarbone fracture, broken collarbone
Author and Editor
Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD
Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP
REFERENCES: Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2012
MedscapeReference.com. Clavicle Fractures.
MedscapeReference.com. Acromioclavicular Joint Separations.
Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Thomas G Costantino, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University.
Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director,
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of
Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.
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