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for Acute Fractures

   
Acute Fractures
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1. Assess neurovascular status of the limb(s)
2. Immobilize as best as possible
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Immediate referral to orthopaedic surgery
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1. Ice
2. Elevate
3. Rest/Immobilize extremity
Appointment Timeframe Patient will be seen within 2 days, or sooner based on medical necessity.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients:
For appointment please call 647-3215
For specific physician please contact office directly
Clinic Location Sites Taubman - Orthopaedic Surgery
UM Consulting Physician Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Peter Johanson, PA-C
Revised on: 09/28/2009