Friday, July 24, 2009

Tractions in Orthopaedics

  • BUck's traction - Skin traction ( Remember: BUS )
  • RUSsel's traction - for Trochanteric fracture ( Remember: RUST )
  • Crutchfield traction - for Cervical spine injury
  • Dunlops Traction - for SupraCondylar fracture ( Remember: DiSCo )
  • Bryant's and Gallows tractions - for Shaft Femur fractures ( BSF, GSF - Boys School Federation, Girls School Federation :-) Tell me if you get a better mnemonic )

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