The number and variety of the points cited above may make traction-suspension treatment sound formidable. Experience has shown that these must be frequently recalled in order to obtain the desired results. Watchful care is the main requirement. Traction-suspension treatment, with due regard for the above mentioned factors, is the method of choice in many patients to restore length, axis, and function of a fractured extremity with the maximum of comfort and safety.
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