An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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SMITH, Nathan Ryno

2 entries
  • 4422

A new instrument for the treatment of fractures of the lower extremity.

Maryland & Virginia med. surg. J., 14, 1-5, 177-181, 1860.

Smith devised an anterior or suspensatory splint for use in the treatment of fractures of the femur. The apparatus was heavily used during the U.S. Civil War and was especially valuable in treating compound fractures.



Subjects: American (U.S.) CIVIL WAR MEDICINE, ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Devices, ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations
  • 4423

Treatment of fractures of the lower extremity, by use of the anterior suspensory apparatus.

Baltimore, MD: Kelly & Piet, 1867.


Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Devices, ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations