For the Patient with a Fractured Bone That Protrudes Through

Question 60
Multiple Choice

For the patient with a fractured bone that protrudes through the skin, the orthopedic surgeon chooses to expose the bone and then repair the bone using pins and plates that will remain permanently to stabilize the fracture. This type of surgery would be referred to as _____ reduction, _____ fixation. A) closed; external B) closed; internal C) open; external D) open; internal