A supporting structure.
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.
SEE: Bradford frame
quadriplegic standing frame
A device for supporting a patient with all four extremities paralyzed.
SEE: Stryker, Homer H.
An eyeglass frame for holding trial lenses while a person is being fitted for glasses.
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