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.

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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