1. Closed reduction of congenital hip as well as changing of the plasters can be helped materially by having radiographs taken before the application of plaster.
2. The reduction and the application of plaster should be done in the radiographic room on the radiographic table. [SEE THE FIG. 7, 8, AND 9 IN SOURCE PDF]
3. The procedure helps one to decide the most advisable position to choose and indicates when it is safe to bring the hip down.
4. It obviates the necessity of removing and reapplying plaster if the position was not correct or safe.
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