Russell, R. Hamilton

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R. Hamilton, Australian surgeon, 1860-1933.
Russell traction - an improvement of Buck extension that permits the resultant vector of the applied traction force to be changed, for fractures of the femur.
Russell-Taylor classification
Russell-Taylor nail
Russell-Taylor rod
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The 15 mm interlocked IM Russell-Taylor nail restored the bending stiffness to the intact femur, (19) and reached 58% of the torsional stiffness of the intact femur.
In fact, the court pointed out the differences between the manual which the plaintiffs attempted to use which was for a Russell-Taylor nail, and the nail used in the procedure in this case which was an Alta nail.