"Crutches" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Wooden or metal staffs designed to aid a person in walking. (UMDNS,1999)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Crutches".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Crutches".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Crutches" by people in Profiles.
Brotherton SS, Saunders LL, Krause JS, Morrisette DC. Association between reliance on devices and people for walking and ability to walk community distances among persons with spinal cord injury. J Spinal Cord Med. 2012 May; 35(3):156-61.
Wise HH. Effective intervention strategies for management of impaired posture and fatigue with post-polio syndrome: a case report. Physiother Theory Pract. 2006 Nov; 22(5):279-87.
Feldman DR, Vujic I, McKay D, Callcott F, Uflacker R. Crutch-induced axillary artery injury. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 1995 Sep-Oct; 18(5):296-9.