Halo use in children.

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Halo use in children.
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Journal Article
Accession No.:
The child with a spinal cord injury: Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children Symposium
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1996, vol. RR Betz and MJ Mulcahey, eds., issue , pp 61-68
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Chapter from a symposium on children with spinal cord injuries (SCI), focusing on use with children of the halo, an external skeletal fixation device intended for immobilization of the cervical spine. Discusses the implications of differences in physiology and biomechanics between children and adults; techniques of application; and results, including complications.
Loder, R. T.
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