The use of Crutchfield tongs is a form of skeletal traction applied to the skull for severe cervical injuries or postoperative ... places the pressure on the occiput rather than on the chin and a pair of leather harnesses that fit on either side over the pelvis. ... Halo-femoral traction is a form of skeletal traction that utilizes four skull pins connected by means of a metal ring and two pins or wires in the distal femurs.
|Title||:||Pediatric Orthopedic Nursing|
|Author||:||Nancy E. Hilt, Elbert William Schmitt|
|Publisher||:||C.V. Mosby - 1975|