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Play through, indeed

October 14, 2011

It went like this:

Residents at clinic examined wrist.

Residents inspected previous x-ray.

Residents sent Sparkette for a new x-ray.

Attending physician examines Sparkette while residents call up the new x-ray on the computer screen.

Attending doesn’t like what she finds during examination and turns to residents and says “well, that buys her a cast”.

Residents and attending then actually inspect the x-ray.  And inspect it some more.

And then examine Sparkette some more.

And then inspect the x-ray some more.

And then declare the wrist unbroken.

They told us sprains can take up to six weeks to heal.  Sparkette has a brace and the usual ice-and-ibuprofen instructions.  She can type in this brace and unlike the splint, it’s adjustable and infinitely more comfortable.

So that’s that.  Whew.

 

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  1. October 14, 2011 11:06 am

    I’m guessing this is the kind of sprain that impacts homework, household chores and picking up in general but is “helped” by video games and repetitious ice cream spoon lifts?

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