Efficacy of preoperative skin traction in hip fracture patients: a prospective, randomized study.

@article{Rosen2001EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of preoperative skin traction in hip fracture patients: a prospective, randomized study.},
  author={JeffreyE. Rosen and Fangan Chen and Rudi N Hiebert and Kenneth J. Koval},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          81-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the analgesic benefit of preoperative skin traction with the placement of a pillow under the injured extremity in patients with hip fractures. DESIGN Prospective, randomized clinical study. SETTING University-affiliated teaching institution. PATIENTS AND PARTICIPANTS One hundred consecutive patients with hip fractures admitted to the authors' institution who met inclusion criteria were enrolled. Fifty-five patients had femoral neck fractures, and forty-five patients… CONTINUE READING

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