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A Drill-free Bone Screw For Intermaxillary Fixation In Military Casualties
  1. Wg Cdr AJ Gibbons, MA (Cantab) FDS RCS FRCS RAF, Specialist Registrar1,+,
  2. Surg Lt JM Baden, BMSc MBBS FDS RCPS RN, General Duties Medical Officer*,
  3. Wg Cdr AM Monaghan, FDS RCS FRCS RAF, Specialist Registrar#,
  4. DK Dhariwal, FDS RCS FRCS, Specialist Registrar+ and
  5. SC Hodder, FDS RCS FRCS DipFM, Consultant+
  1. 1andrew_gibbons{at}


Drill-free bone screws are a simple and quick method of establishing intermaxillary fixation requiring a minimum amount of specialist training or equipment. These screws offer significant advantages over other methods of intermaxillary fixation and are well suited for use in military casualties.

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