Abbott's method

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after its designer, Edville G. Abbott, US orthopedic surgeon.

Noun[edit]

Abbott's method (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A method of treatment of scoliosis, by utilizing plaster jackets.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1: