Cast Care

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Abstract:

This three-page handout helps people with an injured leg or arm take care of their cast. It provides tips for general care of the cast and the skin around the affected area. It discusses bathing and offers guidance on keeping the cast dry and what to do if it gets wet. The document describes safe movement or activity while wearing a cast, and makes recommendations for skin care to keep the cast dry and relieve itching. It explains how the cast will be removed, and identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called.

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Author(s):
Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Resource Creation Date:
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
2/20/2017
Record Last Updated:
10/20/2017

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