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Bailey's reposition

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Reposition of radius fracture in four steps.


Reposition of radius fracture in four steps:
1. Stretch (2-4 minutes).
2. Volar flexion.
3. Ulnar abduction.
4. Pronation and pressure on the distal fragment from the extended side to the flexed side.

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