traction

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the act of drawing or pulling a load

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the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

(orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing

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Although one patient remained hospitalised for skeletal traction, the other two were also successfully treated with CNBs as outpatients.
Due to lack of facilities of internal fixation with IMN in emergency operation theater in our setup, we manage open fracture femur with skeletal traction initially and planned delayed intramedullary nailing within two weeks.
The technique of immobilisation has evolved from mere immobilisation to traction splint using skin or skeletal traction.
This complication requires simultaneous compression to both legs as previously reported following skeletal traction for bilateral femoral fractures, prolonged squatting, and external compressive wraps for pelvic injuries (8).
The Cmax/3085 SP/3080 Orthopedic Extension can increase the of surgical procedures performed on general surgery tables, including supine or extremity procedures requiring boot or skeletal traction.
Preoperative traction for hip fracture: A randomized comparison between skin and skeletal traction in 78 patients.
Ommaya) Perform lumbar puncture 233 185 48 Insert lumbar drain 234 205 29 Refill implanted pump 229 181 48 Program implanted pump 232 173 59 Program deep brain stimulator 231 199 32 Adjust halo traction 232 171 61 Remove halo traction 233 169 64 Apply invasive skeletal traction 232 214 18 Adjust invasive skeletal traction 231 191 40 Open scalp incision 229 213 16 Open cervical incision 231 216 15 Open thoracic incision 228 218 10 Open lumbar incision 233 218 15 Open for peripheral nerve 231 228 3 Close surgical incisions 231 201 30 Level of Supervision Procedure Direct Indirect Remote Insert ventriculostomy 14 3 1 Aspirate/ irrigate ventriculostomy 4 25 73 Administer ventricular medications 2 20 50 Administer ventricular medications 2 13 28 via reservoir (e.