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Fairbank's splint


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a splint used for the correction of Erb's palsy in infants. It immobilizes the affected arm with the shoulder abducted and externally rotated, the elbow bent at 90°, and the forearm and wrist held in a supine position. [T. J. Fairbank, British orthopaedic surgeon]

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