Nose fracture

  • Alternative Names

    Fracture of the nose; Broken nose


    Prevention

    Wear protective headgear while playing contact sports, riding bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, or rollerblades.

    Use seat belts and appropriate car seats when driving.


    References

    Drezner JA, Harmon KG, O’Kane JW. Sports medicine. In: Rakel RE, ed. Textbook of Family Medicine. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 41.

    Riviello RJ. Otolaryngologic procedures. In: Roberts JR, Hedges JR, eds. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2004:chap 65.

    Belleza WG, Kalman S. Otolaryngologic emergencies in the outpatient setting. Medical Clinics of North America. March 2006;90(2):329-353.