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FRACTURES OF THE FEMUR IN CHILDREN.

CLARK, WILLIAM ARTHUR
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: April 1926
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The overhead extension is the most dependable method for oblique fractures and the method of immediate reduction and cast under ether is usually best for the transverse type.

A leg not more than one cm. shorter than the sound leg with good alignment should be the goal of treatment.

Open reduction is not often indicated.

(C) 1926 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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