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Crutchfield tongs

(krŭtch″fēld′ )

[William Gayle Crutchfield, U.S. surgeon, 1900-1972]
A traction device whose pins are inserted into the skull to distract and/or immobilize the neck. Crutchfield tongs are used to stabilize fractures of the cervical spine.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Crutchfield Tongs." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768816/all/Crutchfield_tongs.
Crutchfield tongs. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768816/all/Crutchfield_tongs. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Crutchfield tongs. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768816/all/Crutchfield_tongs
Crutchfield Tongs [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768816/all/Crutchfield_tongs.
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