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How to use open fracture in a sentence
He suffered comminuted open fractures to the tibia and fibula, which means both major bones in his lower right leg broke into multiple pieces and poked through the skin, which increased the threat of infection.Tiger Woods was driving at unsafe speed when he was injured in crash, sheriff’s office says | Adam Kilgore | April 7, 2021 | Washington Post
With an open fracture, he said, protocols call for multiple debridements — the removal of dead, damaged or infected tissue.After surgery, medical experts predict a long and difficult recovery for Tiger Woods | Cindy Boren, Dave Sheinin | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
He endured comminuted open fractures to the tibia and fibula, which means both major bones in his lower right leg broke into multiple pieces and poked through the skin, which increases the threat of infection and complicates recovery.Tiger Woods will not face charges, sheriff says, as investigation into crash continues | Adam Kilgore | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
In a statement early this morning, his representatives said he required emergency surgery to treat multiple wounds to his right leg, including open fractures to his tibia and fibula.
It was what the doctors call an open fracture—that is, the bone projected through the skin.Adventures on the Roof of the World | Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond