How to make a splint

Alternative Names

Splint – instructions

Definition of How to make a splint

A splint is a device used for holding a part of the body stable and motionless to decrease pain and prevent further injury.

Review

Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/10/2009

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Hand splint - series

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