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New fibreglass casting system in orthopaedic practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  979766     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The composition, manufacture and application of a new fibreglass casting system for use in orthopaedic practice are described. The performance of the first 51 fibreglass casts used in routine fracture work is reviewed. The advantages (the cast is waterprof, extremely light and strong) and the disadvantages (an ultraviolet light source is required to cure the cast and the fiberglass tape is rather expensive) are evaluated.
B Davis; B Dooley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1976 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-23     Completed Date:  1976-12-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1010-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Casts, Surgical* / adverse effects
Child, Preschool
Fracture Fixation / methods*
Middle Aged
Resins, Synthetic*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Resins, Synthetic

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