TITLE

Mend bones minus the cast

AUTHOR(S)
Verkler, Erin
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Prevention;May2005, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments of the efficacy of elastic titanium nails used to heal broken bones. Report that elastic titanium nails help heal broken bones in children faster than traditional casts; Comments of Jack Flynn, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who studied the use of the nails for bone healing; Report that the nails are best used in children who are still growing; Availability of the nails in most children's hospitals.
ACCESSION #
16598866

 

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