Author: Diccon

Fracture Clinic is Changing

Fracture Clinic is changing to Virtual Fracture Clinic (VFC)

It’s been found that 30% of patients referred to fracture clinic where discharged with only advice and guidance it was also found that another 30% of patients could have had a more appropriate first appointment and avoid multiple attendances.

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  • Infection in the skin fold (or paronychium) to lateral edge of the nail (of the finger or toe, but most commonly finger).
  • Leads to a pus filled abscess.
  • Can result in cellulitis of the digit, and any other complications usually seen with this.
  • Is often very painful.
  • Common in nail biting.

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