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What is the Thomas splint ?

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Asked by manasi bhadouria, 14 Jan '12 09:38 pm
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A femoral traction splint ( Thomas splint ) in children.
There are 2 types of Thomas splint frame. They come made for left and right legs
Fixed ring: the shorter side goes medially
Split ring: the shorter side goes medially, and the buckle should be over the outer thigh
Answered by LIPSIKA, 14 Jan '12 09:41 pm

 
  
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The first widely used model of traction splint introduced by Hugh Owen Thomas, a Welsh surgeon, considered by many to be the father of modern orthopaedic surgery.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traction_splint
Answered by Somebodysomewhere, 14 Jan '12 09:42 pm

 
  
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A femoral traction splint in children..
Answered by vijay, 14 Jan '12 10:33 pm

 
  
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It's a traction splint ...!
Answered by Dil Se, 14 Jan '12 09:51 pm

 
  
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