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Idea and innovation| Volume 22, ISSUE 4, P340-341, July 1991

A modified technique for the application of a plaster cast to fresh tibial fractures

  • R. Burnett
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    Department of Orthopaedics, Northwick Park Hospital and Clinical Research Centre, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
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  • L. Freedman
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    Department of Orthopaedics, Northwick Park Hospital and Clinical Research Centre, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
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      Abstract

      A modified technique for the application of a plaster cast to fresh fractures, which improves control of the fracture during application and obviates the need for an assistant is described.
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