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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter HPart 882Subpart F → §882.5960


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 882—NEUROLOGICAL DEVICES
Subpart F—Neurological Therapeutic Devices


§882.5960   Skull tongs for traction.

(a) Identification. Skull tongs for traction is an instrument used to immobilize a patient with a cervical spine injury (e.g., fracture or dislocation). The device is caliper shaped with tips that penetrate the skin. It is anchored to the skull and has a heavy weight attached to it that maintains, by traction, the patient's position.

(b) Classification. Class II (performance standards).

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