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A protocol for care of skeletal pin sites

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 24, PAGE NO: 66Mary Wood, RGN, is teaching sister (orthopaedics), Charing Cross Hospital, LondonExternal fixators are increasingly being used in orthopaedics to stabilise fractures, treat non- or mal-union fractures and in reconstructive surgery for congenital deformities and limb-lengthening.

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