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reduction

in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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The preferred treatment of an acute posterior SCJ dislocation, in the absence of mediastinal injury, is closed reduction (1-4).
Fifty-nine patients sustained a displaced extraphyseal distal radius fracture requiring closed reduction in the emergency department.
7,9-14) Treatment of the medial canthal tendon has evolved from closed reduction, use of external bolsters, (7) interfragment wiring, (1) and tendon suturing (3,7) to transnasal canthopexy.
Gartland and Werley (12) reviewed 60 distal radius fractures treated with closed reduction and casting in patients with an average age of 53 and at least 1 year of follow-up.
In this article, we describe our retrospective clinical review of 187 patients with nasal trauma, 96 of whom underwent closed reduction for nasal fracture.
A decision must be made as to whether the patient should go directly to the operating room or a closed reduction in the emergency room should be attempted.
He initially underwent closed reduction that subsequently collapsed on follow-up radiographs.
All patients were treated by SAFHS within 7 days of fracture and were managed by closed reduction and cast immobilization.
15,17) A closed reduction under sedation or anesthesia should be attempted in the emergency department unless there is an associated hip or femoral neck fracture.
As such, displaced bimalleolar ankle fractures were frequently treated by operative reduction and fixation of the medial malleolus in conjunction with closed reduction of the lateral malleolus.
Closed reduction was attempted in the emergency room, with pain control and light sedation, but the procedure was unsuccessful.