Sayre jacket

Sayre jacket

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[Lewis Albert Sayre, U.S. surgeon, 1820–1900]
A jacket of plaster of Paris formerly used to support the spine in vertebral diseases.

Sayre,

Lewis A., U.S. surgeon, 1820-1900.
Sayre apparatus
Sayre bandage
Sayre elevator
Sayre jacket - a plaster-of-Paris jacket applied while the patient is suspended by the head and axillae.
Sayre sling - used for head suspension.
Sayre splint
Sayre suspension apparatus - obsolete term for Sayre suspension traction.
Sayre suspension traction - spinal traction obtained by vertical suspension of the patient by means of a head halter.