Posted: February 26th, 2018
Repair of a fractured femur : 3 Profound Reasons for repair
A 2-year-old is admitted for repair of a fractured femur and is placed in Bryant’s traction.
Which finding by the nurse indicates that the traction is working properly?
A. The infant no longer complains of pain.
B. The buttocks are 15° off the bed.
C. The legs are suspended in the traction.
D. The pins are secured within the pulley.