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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.
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Caption: Figure 2 Closed reduction of Bennett fractures is obtained by applying axial traction, palmar abduction, and pronation to the thumb metacarpal while providing pressure over the dorsal-radial metacarpal base.
Closed reduction intermetacarpal Kirschner wire fixation in the treatment of unstable fractures of the base of the first metacarpal.
Completely displaced supracondylar humerus fractures in children: results of open reduction versus closed reduction. J Orthop Sci 2003; 8: 137-41.
The comparative evaluation of treatment outcomes in pediatric displaced supracondylar humerus fractures managed with either open or closed reduction and percutaneous pinning.
Studies have shown that closed reduction and internal fixation decreases the risk of re-dislocation and further, allows a stable environment for ligament healing (Garcia-Elias 2004).
As there is no neurological deficit, closed reduction is an option.
If the closed reduction procedure is unsuccessful, then an open surgical reduction is performed.
This type of injury is treated conservatively by closed reduction, where the tibia is set into place without a surgical incision.
Webb's study, displaced fractures were treated with closed reduction and were casted according to randomization.
Parker, the resident on duty, attempted a closed reduction of the patient's leg.
Mancini performed closed reduction and intramedullary rodding of the right tibia fracture and a closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of the left second, third, and fourth metatarsal neck and head fractures.
First, closed reduction and temporary fixation using a K-wire were performed.