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What does CR stand for?

CR stands for Closed Reduction

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They provide step-by-step instructions and detailed demonstrations using color photos and illustrations for various evaluation and management techniques, including nerve blocks around the hand, ankle fractures, closed reduction of shoulder and elbow dislocations and distal radius and pediatric forearm fractures, joint aspiration and injection techniques, reduction of the dislocated total hip arthroplasty, insertion of femoral and tibial traction pins, nursemaid's elbow, nail bed repair, compartment syndrome, suturing lacerations, and pediatric and adult sedation and analgesia.
4,6,20,26 Studies comparing different techniques of fixation for proximal humeral fractures have been reported,18,20,27 including ones entailing closed reduction and percutaneous fixation with Kirschner wires,3,7,14,32 non-absorbable rotator cuff incorporating sutures,33 and elastic, Prevot or nancy nails.
In the patient history, the examining physician noted that the patient had a closed reduction of a hip fracture and had spent a week in the hospital before being discharged 1 week earlier.