Balkan frame


Bal·​kan frame ˈbȯl-kən- How to pronounce Balkan frame (audio)
: a frame employed in the treatment of fractured bones of the leg or arm that provides overhead weights and pulleys for suspension, traction, and continuous extension of the splinted fractured limb

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“Balkan frame.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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