Procedure

Long Arm Cast

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Long Arm Cast

  • Indications
  1. Distal radius and ulna Fracture
  • Images
  • Technique
  1. Application
    1. Cast from the mid-Humerus to the distal palmar crease (volar) and proximal to MCPs (dorsal)
  2. Position
    1. Elbow flexed to 90 degrees
    2. Wrist slightly extended
  • Precautions
  1. Apply extra padding over the olecranon and antecubital fossa, as well as the ulnar styloid