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January 25, 1896

THE NEW SURGICAL SPLINTING.

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MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. BOSTON, MASS.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(4):163-167. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430560015002d

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Abstract

Two years ago at the Milwaukee meeting of the Association, I had the honor to read a short paper entitled "A New Material for Surgical Splints and Spinal Jackets, with a Method for Applying It." A few months later I read before the Pan-American Medical Congress held in Washington, a paper entitled " A Brief Splint-Technology for Surgeons," in which has been outlined a scientific system of surgical splinting. As a small contribution to the filling in of this outline I shall present to-day four new splint forms and report cases illustrating their use. Before presenting them to your consideration, permit me to speak for a moment of the material used in their construction. It is composed of crushed wood-fiber, rolled in a rugose fashion, and in which a fabric is incorporated during the rolling process. The material is the result of original experimental work, having for its object the attainment

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