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Preoperative skin traction for fractures of the proximal femur.
Why are we still using pre-operative skin traction for hip fractures?
Preoperative skin traction in patients with hip fractures is not useful.
Efficacy of pre-operative skin traction in hip fractures: a prospective randomised study.
Preoperative skin traction or pillow nursing in hip fractures: a prospective, randomized study in 123 patients.