Instructions concerning a break in his collar-bone

Examination

If thou examinest a man having a break in his collar-bone (and) thou shouldst find his collar-bone short and separated from its fellow .

Diagnosis

Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a break in his collar-bone. An ailment which I will treat."

Treatment

Thou shouldst place him prostrate on back , with something folded between his two shoulder-blades ; thou shouldst spread out with his two shoulders in order to stretch apart his collar-bone until that break falls into its place . Thou shouldst make for him two splints of linen, (and) thou shouldst apply one of them both on the inside of his upper arm. Thou shouldst bind it with ymrw , (and) treat it afterward with honey every day, until he recovers .