multiple fracture

mul·ti·ple frac·ture

1. fracture at two or more places in a bone;
2. fracture of several bones occurring simultaneously.

multiple fracture

1 a fracture break that extends several fracture lines in one bone.
2 the fracture of several bones at one time or from the same injury.

multiple fracture

Two or more fractures, either:
(1) In the same bone; or
(2) In different bones, but occurring at the same time or caused by the same incident force.

mul·ti·ple frac·ture

(mŭl'ti-pĕl frak'shŭr)
1. Fracture at two or more places in a bone.
2. Fracture of several bones occurring simultaneously.
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A retrospective review of hospital charts for 225 mandible (lower jaw) fracture patients found that individuals with more severe fractures or multiple fracture sites were significantly less likely to lose consciousness with their injuries than patients with fewer fracture sites or less severe injuries.
a McCann (right) was hurt in a collision with Micah Richards during Sunday's Cup win over Manchester City and Wigan boss Uwe Rosler says the Irish midfielder has suffered a multiple fracture.
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Major Trauma Centres (MTCs) -such as the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre (GNTEC) at the RVI - were set up to provide specialised care for patients with multiple serious injuries that could result in death or serious disability, including head injuries, life-threatening wounds and multiple fractures.
The victim, who is currently suffering from a brain contusion and multiple fractures in various parts of the body, is being held in the Intensive Unit of Limassol General Hospital.
The Irish St Leger-winning jockey suffered a collapsed lung and multiple fractures to his ribs, and underwent treatment in the emergency department at Connolly hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin.
The woman was treated for multiple fractures at Southampton Hospital.
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