Hand Injuries: Boxer Fractures and Fight Bites

Suzanne Alton, Nikoletta Carayannopoulos

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Abstract

This article addresses the need to evaluate closed-fist injuries for skin abrasions, to identify conditions and situations that increase suspicion for fight bites from closed fist injuries, and to recognize clinical signs requiring referral to higher level of care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)334-338
Number of pages5
JournalJournal for Nurse Practitioners
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

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Hand Injuries
Bites and Stings
Wounds and Injuries
Referral and Consultation
Skin

Keywords

  • boxer fracture
  • fight bite
  • hand injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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Hand Injuries : Boxer Fractures and Fight Bites. / Alton, Suzanne; Carayannopoulos, Nikoletta.

In: Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Vol. 15, No. 5, 01.05.2019, p. 334-338.

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Alton, Suzanne ; Carayannopoulos, Nikoletta. / Hand Injuries : Boxer Fractures and Fight Bites. In: Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2019 ; Vol. 15, No. 5. pp. 334-338.
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