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open or closed reduction

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    i have a pt in the ED with an open fx, radius and ulna (bilateral). the MD does a reduction of the fracture(s), splints the wrists and sends the pt to a trauma center via ambulance.
    are these reductions considered open or closed when there is an open fx??

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    It should be closed Reduction as mdunn said
    Nandha CPC

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