Orthopedics Book


Short Arm Cast

Aka: Short Arm Cast
  1. Indications
    1. Distal Radius Fracture (non-displaced)
    2. Carpal Fractures (not Scaphoid or Trapezium)
  2. Images
    1. OrthoWristShortArmCast.png
  3. Technique
    1. Application
      1. Cast from proximal Forearm to distal palmar crease (volar) and proximal to MCP joints (dorsal)
    2. Position
      1. Wrist slightly extended
      2. Elbow and MCP joints are freely mobile

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