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Flashcards in Braces and Collars Deck (7)
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1

Abdominal binder uses?

1. support after abdominal sx
2. resp support

2

Abdominal binders: watch out for what 2 things?

1. skin breakdown
2. pressure from lines and tubes

3

MD referral for application of cervical collar required in hospital setting (T/F)

TRUE

4

4 pt populations who may use cervical collars?

1. #
2. instability
3. post - sx
4. trauma

5

____ collar = adjustable; ___ collar = comes in multiple sizes, fit using sizing chart

vista; aspen

6

Skin under collar should be washed and throughout dried ___x a day

1x

7

Education around collar use is as important as fit itself (T/F)

TRUE