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Title: A practical treatise on fractures and dislocations
Year: 1875 (1870s)
Authors: Hamilton, Frank Hastings, 1813-1886
Subjects: Fractures Dislocations
Publisher: Philadelphia, H. C. Lea
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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on of mortifica-tion, and at length amputation became necessary. Long afterward, in the year 1851, when the boy became of age, he 1 Smith, New York Journal of Medicine, May, 1857, p. 386, third series, vol. ii.* New York Medical Gazette, vol. xii, pp. 46, 80, 111. 262 FRACTURES OF THE HUMERUS. prosecuted his surgeon, but with no result to either party beyond thepayment of their respective costs. While I would not deny that in all of these cases the sloughingmight have been solely due to the tightness of the bandages, againstwhich cruel and mischievous practice we cannot too loudly declaim, aknowledge of the anatomy of these parts, and the opinions of the verydistinguished gentlemen who testified in defence of these surgeons,must compel us to admit the possibility of such accidents where thetreatment has been skilful and faultless. Treatment.—The splints generally employed in this country, in frac-tures about the elbow-joint, are simple angular side splints, without Fig. 81. Fig. 82.
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Welchs splint. The hinges may he transferred tosplints of different sizes. joints, such as those recommended by Physick:1 angular pasteboardsplints, felt, leather, gutta percha, etc., or angular splints with a hinge,such as Kirkbrides,2 Thomas Hewsons, Days, Roses, Welchs, orBonds. Kirkbrides splint, which has been used in the Pennsylvania Hos-pital in several instances, is composed of two pieces of board, connectedtogether by a circular joint, and having eyes on the inner edge, twoinches apart, and holes through the splint at graduated distances be-tween them. There is also a swivel eye, passing through the upperpart of the splint, and riveted below. A wire is fastened to the swivel,and bent at right angles at its other extremity, of a size to fit the eyesand holes in the splint. This splint, properly supported by pads, is to 1 Elements of Surgery, by John Syng Dorsey, Philadelphia edition, vol. i, p. 145. 2 American Journal of the Medical Sciences, vol. xvi, p. 315. BASE OF THE COND

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