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Can You Crack This Clavicular Fx Scenario?

Question:  An established patient presents with an injury to her left shoulder. She says she was running and slipped, but couldn’t break her fall before hurting her shoulder. The patient reports pain in the left clavicle area and left upper chest area; notes also indicate swelling in the clavicle area, as well as large bruise on shoulder. The patient cannot [...]