Archive | November, 2013

Delayed Complications of bone healing

Delayed complications of bone healing such as delayed union occurs when healing does not occur at a normal rate for the location and type of fracture. Delayed union may be associated with distraction (pulling apart) of bone fragments, systemic or local infection, poor nutrition or chronic morbidity (diabetes mellitus, autoimmune disease). However, despite the delay […]

Who Wants To Get A Shot?

Who wants to get a shot? I bet no one ever wants to shots. No matter how fine the needle is, it still stings. This can be especially uncomfortable for young children; the pain can be equally painful for their parents and guardian who are just watching them from afar. However, getting a child fully […]