oa South African Medical Journal - Pre-hospital management of the fractured femur using the Tauranga Thomas Splint
|Article Title||Pre-hospital management of the fractured femur using the Tauranga Thomas Splint|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Mobile Medical Squad, Tygerberg Hospital, Tiervlei, CP|
|Publication Date||Apr 1974|
|Pages||835 - 837|
|Keyword(s)||Emergency medicine, Fractured femur, Orthopaedics, Pre-hospital management and Tauranga Thomas splint|
Two aspects of the early management of the fractured femur are discussed: firstly the immediate treatment in the pre-hospital phase and secondly the transportation of this injury case over a long distance where necessary.
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