Ortho Splinting.txt

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    • author "me"
    • tags "Splinting, orthopedic"
    • description "5 types of Splinting & decriptions"
    • fileName "Ortho Splinting"
    • freezingBlueDBID -1.0
    • Vulnar Spint cut?
    • Cut with a half shaped moon on either end of splint to ensure coverage of palm & allowing FROM. (See below)
  1. Full Range of Motion
  2. Volar Splint is used for what kind of injury?
    MC fractures, wrist pain and injuries
  3. Ulna gutter splint cut & extends
    Cut w V shape n center of splint, either end to allow exposure 5th digit. full coverage from 4th MCP around 5th, sending just opposite starting point. also should extend to tip of 4th digit.
  4. Padding materials:
    • a. stockinet
    • b. webril
    • c. ortho felt - used to pad bony prominence
  5. Volar splinting is used for?
    Splinting metacarpal fractures, wrist pain & injuries
  6. Degrees for a volar splint?
    Applied from the distal palmar crease (DPC) to 1" distal to the cubitum space w/ wrist between 0-15° or dorsal extension. Absent radial & ulnar deviation, probation & supination w/ fingers & thumb FROM
  7. Thumb spica Splint applied?
    Applied from the distal palmar crease (DPC) to 1" distal to the cubitum space w/ wrist between 0-15° of dorsal extension. Absent radial & ulnar deviation, probation & supination w/ fingers & thumb FROM with the thumb having restricted movement.
  8. Single sugar Tong Splint is applied?
    From the base of MCJ(joints), down the dorsal aspect of arm around elbow(90° flexion) immobized. 1" distal to the cubitum space w/ wrist between 0-15° or dorsal extension. Absent radial & ulnar deviation, probation & supination w/ phalanges FROM w/ thumb restricted ROM
  9. Double sugar Tong Splint is applied?
    From dorsal aspect of arm, around the elbow to the DPC & from the base of the deltoids muscle, around elbow to 2" distal of axillary region down the dorsal aspect of arm around elbow(90° flexion) immobized. 1" distal to the cubitum space w/ wrist between 0-15° or dorsal extension. Absent radial & ulnar deviation, probation & supination w/ phalanges FROM w/ thumb restricted ROM
  10. Double sugar Tong Splint used for?
    Proximal & distal ulna & radius fractures, ulnar styloid pain, & mid shaft injuries & fractures
  11. Single sugar Tong Splint can be used for?
    Proximal & distal ulna & radius fractures, ulnar styloid pain, & mid shaft injuries & fractures
  12. Thumb Spica Splint used for?
    The splint is commonly used for snuff box tenderness, details quervan's tenosynovitis & scaphoid injuries & fractures
  13. Ulna Gutter Splint is used for?
    Is used for various soft tissue injuries ie: lacerations & fractures of the 4th &/or 5th MC.
  14. Ulna Gutter Splint secured how?
    To dorsal aspect of injured hand from tips of 4th & 5th phalanges to 1" distal cubital space. Wrist 15-30° dorsal extension & 4th & 5th MC(70-90° of flex) FROM of uninjured fingers & thumb
  15. Measuring Ulna Gutter Splint

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