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frame

(frām)

A supporting structure.

Balkan frame

A framework that fits over a bed. Weights suspended from the frame and connected through ropes and pulleys are used to produce continuous traction while permitting freedom of motion, thus maintaining desired immobilization of the part being treated.

Bradford frame

SEE: Bradford frame

quadriplegic standing frame

A device for supporting a patient with all four extremities paralyzed.

Stryker frame

SEE: Stryker, Homer H.

trial frame

An eyeglass frame for holding trial lenses while a person is being fitted for glasses.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Frame." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761739/all/quadriplegic_standing_frame.
Frame. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761739/all/quadriplegic_standing_frame. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Frame. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761739/all/quadriplegic_standing_frame
Frame [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761739/all/quadriplegic_standing_frame.
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