The simple fracture is the most common form, the bone being broken in a single place with no opening through the skin.
Why, there is only a simple fracture above the wrist which won't cause a bit of trouble.
If the wound is a compound fracture, it is advisable to close the wound, converting it into a simple fracture.
The Operator must first reduce it, and then administer the other Helps, as in a simple fracture.
Arúna's left arm was broken above the elbow: a simple fracture, but it hurt a good deal.
How is a simple fracture to be dress'd, after it hath been reduc'd?
She's naturally rugged, and it's merely a simple fracture of the forearm.
It's a simple fracture, fortunately, and above the elbow, so only one bone to knit.
The sailor's arm was found to be a simple fracture, and we soon had it in splints and himself in his berth.
It was no comminuted fracture I had to deal with, but a very simple case of simple fracture.
simple fracture n.
See closed fracture.