After surgery on a left femur fracture, the patient is ordered partial weight bearing. Which of the following is correct about partial weight bearing?


• The patient can place 30% to 50% of weight on the affected leg when on partial weight bearing status

• Full weight bearing allows the patient to place all of their weight on the affected limb

• Toe-touch or touch-down weight bearing allows the patient to touch the floor with the affected limb, but not support any weight

• Weight bearing as tolerated allows the patient to independently choose the amount of weight

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