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reduction

 [re-duk´shun]
1. a lessening or diminishing.
2. the correction of a fracture, dislocation, or hernia.
3. the addition of hydrogen to a substance, or more generally, the gain of electrons; the opposite of oxidation.
Reduction of a fractured bone. A gradual pull is exerted on the distal (lower) fragment of the bone until it is in alignment with the proximal fragment.
anxiety reduction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as minimizing apprehension, dread, foreboding, or uneasiness related to an unidentified source of anticipated danger. See also anxiety.
bleeding reduction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of loss of blood volume during an episode of bleeding.
bleeding reduction: antepartum uterus in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as limitation of the amount of blood loss from the pregnant uterus during the third trimester of pregnancy.
bleeding reduction: gastrointestinal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as limitation of the amount of blood loss from the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract and related complications.
bleeding reduction: nasal in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of blood loss from the nasal cavity. See also epistaxis.
bleeding reduction: postpartum uterus in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of blood loss from the postpartum uterus.
bleeding reduction: wound in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the limitation of the blood loss from a wound that may be a result of trauma, incisions, or placement of a tube or catheter.
closed reduction the manipulative reduction of a fracture or dislocation without incision.
flatulence reduction in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of flatus formation and facilitation of the passage of excessive gas. See also flatulence.
open reduction reduction of a fracture or dislocation after incision into the fracture site.

closed re·duc·tion

(klōzd rĕ-dukshŭn)
Therapeutic intervention whereby fractured bone is restored to normal alignment without surgical incision.

closed reduction

Realignment of a fracture or restoration of dislocation by manipulation only and without open surgery.

reduction

1. the correction of a fracture, luxation or hernia.
2. the addition of hydrogen to a substance, or more generally, the gain of electrons; the opposite of oxidation.

angle of reduction
in the Ortolani maneuver, the point at which the femoral head returns to the acetabulum.
closed reduction
the manipulative reduction of a fracture without incision.
reduction forceps
bone holding forceps used to hold fracture fragments in position during surgery.
open reduction
reduction of a fracture after incision into the fracture site.
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition \ most of our patients were referred late with massive swelling hencet closed reduction was unsuccessful for them.
Conversely, Illum, (2) Dickson and Sharpe, (4) Newton and White, (13) and Watson et al (14) reported that closed reduction yielded good results in 71 to 90% of their patients.
Acetabular fractures which can be managed by percutaneous fixation include non-displaced and slightly displaced (up to 5mm) injuries that can be reduced by lag-screw fixation, displaced fractures in which an acceptable closed reduction can be achieved, and displaced bicolumnar fractures with acceptable secondary congruence.
Fifty-nine patients sustained a displaced extraphyseal distal radius fracture requiring closed reduction in the emergency department.
It decreases the complications of re-displacement and shortening which may occur when these fractures are managed with closed reduction and casting.
In the present study, 30 cases of fractures of distal radius treated by closed reduction with cast method and Jess fixator.
There are multiple treatment options comprising closed reduction and POP cast skeletal traction closed reduction with percutaneous fixation and open reduction and fixation.
It produces a low rate of complications and reduces the cost of treatment minimises socio-economic burden and psychological trauma incurred by lengthy hospitalisation by treatment with traction followed by closed reduction.
One is closed reduction of fragments with digital manipulation or use of Walshlam and Asch forceps.
Gartland and Werley (12) reviewed 60 distal radius fractures treated with closed reduction and casting in patients with an average age of 53 and at least 1 year of follow-up.
Patient was taken to the OT and closed reduction was done under GA using the following manoeuvre.