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0004671Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Healthcarepublic2011-05-26 13:232015-01-19 16:12
Toady One 
highmajorhave not tried
0004671: Infinite Traction
Patient is placed in traction because of overlapping fractures, at which point the bone doctor leaves and goes No Job, and the patient has no scheduled treatment but is In Traction.

The patient remains in traction for seemingly ever, and if the Traction Bench is removed then they leave the hospital, before deciding they're injured and returning.

They're then re-evaluated, diagnosed, cleaned, and put back into traction... for the same to happen again.
Try the above.
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related to 0004470resolved Toady One Patients in traction don't get released unless bench is deconstructed 
Issue History
2011-05-26 13:23EmperorJonNew Issue
2011-05-26 13:35QuietustNote Added: 0017864
2011-05-26 13:38EmperorJonNote Added: 0017865
2011-05-26 14:14QuietustNote Added: 0017866
2011-05-26 14:15QuietustNote Edited: 0017866bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0017866#r6666
2011-05-27 10:29EmperorJonNote Added: 0017868
2011-07-28 09:52FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0004470
2014-09-06 11:55Toady OneStatusnew => resolved
2014-09-06 11:55Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2014-09-06 11:55Toady OneAssigned To => Toady One
2015-01-19 16:12lethosorFixed in Version => 0.40.12

2011-05-26 13:35   
Did the fracture actually heal?

Probably related to 0004470.
2011-05-26 13:38   
No healing. Requesting diagnosis and undergoing cleaning and traction every time.

I've not got long 'til he dies of infection too I bet.
2011-05-26 14:14   
(edited on: 2011-05-26 14:15)
Being in traction actually involves being strapped to the traction bench for weeks or months and waiting for the bones to heal (since if they're overlapping, you need to keep them pulled apart so they don't heal in the wrong position, hence the name "traction" - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traction_%28orthopedics%29 [^] ) - how long have you been waiting before trying to release them?

2011-05-27 10:29   
At first I was retrying every now and then, then I remembered that traction requires that and I left it for ages, but the wounds just didn't seem to heal, so I reinitiated it again. I guess I'll never know if it was long enough, my game died on me back to before it happened.