Symptoms and signs of fractures

A person who has fractured a bone will have great pain, tenderness and abnormal movement at the site of the fracture, loss of function of the affected limb, deformity (bending), swelling and bruising. They can also have external or internal bleeding, resulting in low blood pressure and fast pulse rate. If you encounter a person who has been involved in an accident or injury with any of the above symptoms and signs, you should consider the possibility of fracture.

Last modified: Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 9:48 PM