Ortho Dx: A humerus fracture after a bike accident

A 19-year-old woman presents 5 days after injuring her right arm during a bike accident. She was thrown over the handlebars and landed on her right elbow. Radiographs taken in the emergency department show a displaced midshaft humerus fracture. At that time, the arm was placed in a coaptation fiberglass splint, and the patient was instructed ...