Both pins and wires are usually inserted completely through the bone, and traction forces are applied to them. Crutchfield tongs and halo pins are utilized to apply traction to the head. All sites of entry ... A diagram of the traction setup can be taped to the bed to assist the nurse in checking that traction is correctly maintained.
|Title||:||Comprehensive pediatric nursing|
|Author||:||Gladys M. Scipien|