EXCLUSIVELY NON-COVID HOSPITAL FOR ORTHO ONLY
Any material used to support a
fracture is known as splint.
THOMAS KNEE-BED SPLINT:
BOHLER BRAUN SPLINT:
DENNIS BROWN SPLINT:
COCK-UP WRIST SPLINT:
CARE OF A PATIENT IN A SPLINT:
Traction is a method of restoring
alignment to a fracture through gradual neutralization of muscular forces.
TYPES OF TRACTION:
Counter traction is provided by the
part of the body.
Weight of the body under influence
of gravity provides counter-traction.
METHODS OF APPLYING TRACTION:
Traction applied through pin/wire
driven through bone.
COMPLICATIONS OF TRACTION:
CARE OF PATIENT IN TRACTION:
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