Bradford frame


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frame

 [frām]
a rigid supporting structure or a structure for immobilizing a part.
Balkan frame an apparatus for continuous extension in treatment of fractures of the femur, consisting of an overhead bar, with pulleys attached, by which the leg is supported in a sling.
Bradford frame a rectangular structure of gas pipe across which are stretched two strips of canvas, once used as a bed frame for patients with fractures or disease of the hip or spine.
quadriplegic standing frame a device for supporting in the upright position a patient whose four limbs are paralyzed.
Stryker frame see stryker frame.

Brad·ford frame

(brad'fŏrd),
an oblong rectangular frame made of pipe, over which are stretched transversely two strips of canvas; permits trunk and lower extremities of a bed-ridden patient to move as a unit; now rarely used.

Bradford frame

Etymology: Edward H. Bradford, American surgeon, 1848-1926
a rectangular orthopedic frame made of pipes to which heavy movable straps of canvas are attached. The straps run from side to side to support a patient in a prone or supine position. They can be removed to permit the patient to urinate or defecate while remaining immobile.

Brad·ford frame

(brad'fŏrd frām)
An oblong rectangular frame made of pipe, over which are stretched transversely two strips of canvas; permits trunk and lower extremities of a bed-ridden patient to move as a unit.

Bradford,

Edward H., U.S. orthopedist, 1848-1926.
Bradford frame - an oblong rectangular frame that permits trunk and lower extremities to move as a unit.
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