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T/F for casting should there be wrinkles

Flase..wrinkles =pressure sores

2

T/F never end a cast or a splint in the middle of a long bone!

true


3

casting should be places a jt above and below

yup:)

4

plaster of paris is inexpenisve but no longer pratical why?

poor strength to weight ratio, too heavy, takes 24hrs to set

5

fiberglass casting tape is better why

sets in 5mins, light weight, easy to apply

6

before starting casting what should you do

get all equipment ready n set out! wear gloves cuz casting material gross

7

why must the foot be incorporated into the cast

to even out weight bearing?

8

the stockinette should be what the length of the anticipated cast

2.5x

9

there should be no fingerprints in the cast this will potentiate cast sores. So what should u use instread

your palm of your hand

10

you want to put the tape in cold water why

it slow

11

when should you change the cast on an adult

6weeks

12

when should you change a bandage on a neonate

7-14days

13

you can change the bandage at first sight of what

lameness

14

the px of a physeal frature decreases as what increases

as the type of # increases

15

are cows are horses more sensetive to xylazine

cows are

16

there should be strict stall rest for how long

4-5weeks