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fracture
used in Hiroshima

10 uses
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Definition
a crack (or break) of a hard object — such as bone or rock; or the act of cracking or breaking
  • Her leg had been so swollen and painful all along that the doctor had not even tried to set the fractures,
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (53% in)
fractures = breaks (in this case, in the bone)
  • By the light of a lantern, he had examined himself and found: left clavicle fractured; multiple abrasions and lacerations of face and body, including deep cuts on the chin, back, and legs; extensive contusions on chest and trunk: a couple of ribs possibly fractured.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (17% in)
  • By the light of a lantern, he had examined himself and found: left clavicle fractured; multiple abrasions and lacerations of face and body, including deep cuts on the chin, back, and legs; extensive contusions on chest and trunk: a couple of ribs possibly fractured.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (18% in)
  • Another doctor examined her and said that she did not have gas gangrene, though she did have a fairly ugly compound fracture.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (57% in)
  • She lay there several days before a specialist on fractures came from Kobe.
    Three — Details are being Investigated (85% in)
  • An internal infection still prevented the proper setting of the compound fracture of her lower left leg.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (10% in)
  • Haut und sichtbare Schleimhiiute massig durchblutet und kein Oedema', noting that she was a medium— sized female patient in good general health; that she had a compound fracture of the left tibia, with swelling of the left lower leg; that her skin and visible mucous membranes were heavily spotted with petechiae, which are haemorrhages about the size of grains of rice, or even as big as soya beans; and, in addition, that her head, eyes, throat, lungs, and heart were apparently normal;...
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (18% in)
  • He wanted to set her fracture and put her leg in a cast, but he had run out of plaster of Paris long since, so he just stretched her out on a mat and prescribed aspirin for her fever, and glucose intravenously and diastase orally for her under nourishment (which he had not entered on her record because everyone suffered from it).
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (19% in)
  • He performed simple surgery — on appendixes, gastric ulcers, compound fractures — but he also rather daringly practiced every other sort of medicine, too, except gynecology and obstetrics.
    Five — The Aftermath (21% in)
  • An X-ray on a bigger machine showed fractures of the eleventh and twelfth thoracic vertebrae.
    Five — The Aftermath (44% in)

There are no more uses of "fracture" in Hiroshima.

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