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Traction splinting for fractured shaft of femur – why do we do it? — ETM Course

As the longest bone in the body, when it breaks a fractured shaft of femur is a very painful and potentially life threatening injury. One of the main initial treatments for this injury is application of some sort of traction splint, designed to apply distracting force between the lower leg and the relatively “fixed” base…

via Traction splinting for fractured shaft of femur – why do we do it? — ETM Course

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  1. I use this guy’s videos to teach A&P in my EMT course. They’re disturbing but fantastic!

    August 28, 2016

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