Orthopedics Book


Thumb Spica Cast

Aka: Thumb Spica Cast
  1. Indications
    1. Scaphoid Fracture
    2. First Metacarpal Fracture (non-angulated, non-displaced)
  2. Images
    1. OrthoWristThumbSpicaCast.png
  3. Technique
    1. Positions
      1. Thumb in position of function (holding can)
      2. Wrist extended to 20-25 degrees
      3. Forearm in neutral position
    2. Splint
      1. Cast from proximal third of Forearm to thumb DIP joint

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