Instructions concerning a break in his upper arm, with a wound on it

Examination

If thou examinest a man having a break in his upper arm , on which a wound has been inflicted, (and) thou findest that break crepitates under thy fingers .

First diagnosis

Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a break in his upper arm, on which a wound has been infected . An ailment with which I will contend."

First treatment

Thou shouldst make him two splints of linen ; thou shouldst bind it with ymrw ; (and) thou shouldst treat it afterwards with grease, honey, (and) lint every day until thou knowest that he has reached a decisive point .

Second examination

If , however, thou findest that wound which is over the break, with blood issuing from it, and piercing through to the interior of his injury .

Second diagnosis

Thou shouldst say concerning him ; "One having a break in his upper arm, over which a wound has been inflicted, piercing through. An ailment not to be treated."