screw nail

drivescrew, screw nail

A type of metal fastener; a helically threaded nail, driven with a hammer; has a higher withdrawal resistance than a nail with a plain shank; some types may be removed with a screwdriver.
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There are a variety of intramedullary nail options, including the Kirschner nail, Push nail, Steinmann nail, Hagie nail, Knowles nail, Rockwood nail, elastic intramedullary nail (elastic stable intramedullary nail [ESIN]), and intramedullary screw nail [Figure 3], [Figure 4] and [Figure 5].
A search of the body had revealed a small copy of the Koran, a French passport, a Pakistan International Airlines ticket, some Pakistani and Afghan currency, two calcium tablets and a screw nail.
In a meta-analysis published in Rheumatology and Orthopedic Medicine, the Intertan implant significantly reduced the risk of implant related failures by 81% and revision surgery by 65% when compared to single screw nails. According to a further study, published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, the improved clinical outcomes from the meta-analysis also led to a cost savings of $2700 per patient when using the Intertan nail compared to single screw nails.
These are screw nails in a plastic casing which can be driven in with a hammer.