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for Hand or Wrist Fracture

Hand or Wrist Fracture
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)  If open fracture, patient should go to the Emergency Room
2)  Immobilization
3)  Elevation
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit X-ray
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)  refer to hand surgeon
2)  may need occupational therapy
3)  not all cases are surgical
Appointment Timeframe Less than 1 week
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry films and reports
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: to contact South Main Orthopaedics at 734-998-6541
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician UM Orthopaedic Hand Surgery
Revised on: 02/02/2015