TITLE

Chapter 17: Orthopaedic techniques

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Surgical Care at the District Hospital;1/1/2002, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 17 of the book "Surgical Care at the District Hospital" is presented. It discusses the correct orthopedic techniques including casts and splints, application of external fixation and physical therapy. Skin, skeletal, skull and extremity traction were procedures discussed. Keeping the muscles system functional while the injured bone, muscle or ligaments heals has been the major aim of physical therapy.
ACCESSION #
24728648

 

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