Flashcards in principles of casting Deck (16):
T/F for casting should there be wrinkles
Flase..wrinkles =pressure sores
T/F never end a cast or a splint in the middle of a long bone!
casting should be places a jt above and below
plaster of paris is inexpenisve but no longer pratical why?
poor strength to weight ratio, too heavy, takes 24hrs to set
fiberglass casting tape is better why
sets in 5mins, light weight, easy to apply
before starting casting what should you do
get all equipment ready n set out! wear gloves cuz casting material gross
why must the foot be incorporated into the cast
to even out weight bearing?
the stockinette should be what the length of the anticipated cast
there should be no fingerprints in the cast this will potentiate cast sores. So what should u use instread
your palm of your hand
you want to put the tape in cold water why
when should you change the cast on an adult
when should you change a bandage on a neonate
you can change the bandage at first sight of what
the px of a physeal frature decreases as what increases
as the type of # increases
are cows are horses more sensetive to xylazine