Hippocrates Quote

In treating fractures and dislocations, the physician must make the extension as straight as possible, for this is the most natural direction. But if it inclines to either side, it should rather turn to that of pronation, for there is thus less harm than if it be towards supination.


In: Great Books of the Western World (Volume 10), Hippocratic Writings, On Fractures, 1 (p. 74)

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In treating fractures and dislocations, the physician must make the extension as straight as possible, for this is the most natural direction. But if ...

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In treating fractures and dislocations, the physician must make the extension as straight as possible, for this is the most natural direction. But if ...

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In treating fractures and dislocations, the physician must make the extension as straight as possible, for this is the most natural direction. But if ...

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In treating fractures and dislocations, the physician must make the extension as straight as possible, for this is the most natural direction. But if ...