fracture healing stages - mnemonic

  1. The five stages of fracture healing are:
    1) Hematoma formation
    2) Fibrocartilage formation
    3) Callus formation
    4) Ossification
    5) Consolidation and remodeling

    The mnemonic H. G. COB has been provided in the manual to remember the stages of bone healing -- where does the G or the B come in? (unless I make it up all over again, in order to try to remember the mnemonic!)
    Last edit by GingerSue on Jun 30, '07
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