You have been playing nursemaid for two days.
She wore white and smiled, more like a nursemaid than the woman whose job was to collect souls.
Luckily I also had a willing nursemaid in house.
Nursemaid's elbow is an injury to the ligament (strong band of tissue) that keeps the two bones of the forearm in the correct place.
Nursemaid's elbow is also called subluxation of the radial head, pulled elbow, slipped elbow, or toddler elbow.
Nursemaid's elbow is a common occurrence in children from the ages of one to four or five.
Nursemaid's elbow is caused by a strong force on the elbow, such as a sudden pulling or yanking on the hand or forearm.
Symptoms of nursemaid's elbow include immediate pain in the injured arm, refusal or inability to move the injured arm, creating a condition called pseudo-paralysis, persistent crying, refusal to play, and anxiety.
The diagnosis of nursemaid's elbow is made through a physical examination by the child's physician.
Unfortunately, nursemaid's elbow commonly occurs when an obstinate child is forcibly pulled along or lifted by the forearm by a parent or older sibling.
Nursemaid's elbow-An injury to the ligament (strong band of tissue) that keeps the two bones of the forearm in the correct place.
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