Flashcards in Splinting And Casting Deck (10):
Best way to reassure pts that the cast saw will not hurt
Apply cast saw to the arc eminence on yourself
M/c complication of cast removal
Burning from the cast saw
Position of function for the wrist
What kind of splint for anatomic snuff box issue?
Which complication can be avoided by using the palms of the hands to manipulate casting material
What is the position for a short arm ulnar gutter splint
Forearm in neutral position with wrist 20 degrees extension, 50 degrees flexion at MP joints
Earliest that a cast can be safely applied to long bone?
Which kind of injury has an increased risk of compartment syndrome?
What should be assessed and documented after the splint has been applied
range of motion, neurovascular in tact, rough areas on edge of splint, whether pt can feel areas of pressure on bone within splint