Using play as a distraction technique for children undergoing medical procedures.

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Name: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
ISSN: 0966-0461
Pages: 142-143


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Bone lengthening by gradual mechanical distraction. An external fixation device produces the distraction across the bone plate. The technique was originally applied to long bones but in recent years the method has been adapted for use with mandibular implants in maxillofacial surgery.

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