How to Wear and Care for Your Splint

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This four-page handout educates people about how to wear and care for a splint, which is used to protect a joint and bones while they are healing. It contains check boxes where a healthcare provider can indicate when the splint should be worn, with accompanying instructions for each option. It provides a list of precautions a person should take when wearing a splint, as well as brief instructions for cleaning the splint.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Bone and bones, Fractures, bone, Splints, Sprains and strains, Wound healing
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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