Open fracture of the hand can be locked with the naked eye without the use of special equipment. The bone sticks out much and damage the soft tissue, it causes severe bleeding, which often leads to painful shock. Hospitalization should be immediate, otherwise the person may die.
Severe swelling and hematoma bright - a clear sign of fracture of the hand. The hematoma is extensive and very painful and the swelling interferes with the normal operation of the entire hand, especially in the area of the fracture. Any touch causes intolerable pain. If you notice these symptoms, do not waste time - you will still have to visit the surgeon, otherwise it may develop gangrene.
Lower your hand into the icy water. If you notice an obvious blue, it can be judged on the unambiguous presence of a bone fracture. Bruising occurs due to decrease blood flow to the skin, which is very dangerous complications, up to necrosis of the tissues.
In some cases, the temperature rises above 37 degrees. But this happens when joins the inflammatory process. If you have not only the temperature, but all of the above symptoms, contact the trauma Department. You will make the picture and all will become crystal clear. Even the inspection of the surgeon can give a more accurate result than all the experiments on a broken limb at home.
Once you sagipsul hand, you will need about 2 weeks to ensure complete rest of the limb. Sometimes the plaster should be worn a little longer, it all depends on the degree of fragmentation of bones and regeneration of tissues. In particularly difficult cases was put in the hospital and conduct surgery. To contribute to a speedy recovery, eat calcium rich foods or consume special preparations with a content of Ca and D3.