TITLE

skeletal traction

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2006
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "skeletal traction" is presented. It refers to a pulling force applied directly to the bone through surgically applied pins and tongs.
ACCESSION #
21245795

 

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