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Broken Hand Treatment First Aid Information for
Broken Hand
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  • Stop Bleeding if Necessary
  • . Apply firm pressure with a clean cloth until
    bleeding stops.
  • . If the bone is pushing through the skin, do not
    touch it or try to put it back in place.

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2. Control Swelling . Apply an ice pack (do not
put ice directly against the skin). . If
possible, remove any jewelry immediately.
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3. Immobilize the Hand If the person's hand is
numb or cold or the skin under the fingernails is
blue, do not move the hand or arm. Otherwise .
Have the person bend the arm at the elbow. . Do
not try to straighten the hand if it bent or
deformed. . Tie a splint on the lower arm with
fabric or elastic bandages. Cardboard, rolled-up
newspaper, or other stiff material can be
used as a splint. . Make a sling and place the
person's arm in it. Tie the sling around his or
her neck.
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4. See a Health Care Provider Immediately
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5. Follow Up The health care provider will
likely take X-rays and check for feeling and
range of motion in the hand to determine whether
there has been nerve or tendon damage. .
The health care provider may apply a splint or
cast. . Surgery may be needed for more
complicated fractures.
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