plaster cast


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bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal

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Some little time ago he purchased from Morse Hudson two duplicate plaster casts of the famous head of Napoleon by the French sculptor, Devine.
Six plaster casts of Napoleon were drying in the passage.
The plaster cast should come off after Christmas or New Year, and is likely to be replaced by a smaller cast.
Casting equipment such as orthopedic cast, body cast, plaster cast, or surgical cast are frequently made from plaster or fiberglass, encasing a limb (or, in some cases, large portions of the body) to stabilize and hold anatomical structures, most often a broken bone (or bones), in place until healing is confirmed.
When fitted with a plaster cast, patients are advised to keep their casts away from water so they do not become soggy and fall apart or cause infection.
Elin, complete with matching plaster cast covers, ties the knot with Gareth after breaking her wrists doing this Miley Cyrus dance (right)
One "step" of treatment includes a plaster cast set-up, 3 aligners (CAA-soft, CAA- medium, CAA-hard) pressure moulded over this plaster cast set-up, and a report on movements carried out in the set-up.
Opening on Earth Day, "Carya: Women, Buildings, Nature: Hellenic Themes, Contemporary Works," positioned classical artworks--including a large figure of Artemis, goddess of the hunt, from Cornell's Plaster Cast Collection, and a reproduction of the "Lonely Caryatid" Elgin marble taken from the Parthenon--alongside parts of trees that Elliott sculpted as corresponding forms.
ISLAMABAD -- In what could revolutionise plaster cast technology, a Turkish design student has unveiled a slick 3D-printed cast with ventilation holes that reduces healing time by around 40 percent than currently used plaster casts.
A plaster cast is applied after each manipulation to retain the degree of correction and soften the ligaments.
Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes last night joked the plaster cast on his broken left hand is working like a lucky charm.
Vorderman, who has a plaster cast on her nose, said: "I feel OK but, because I had my hands in my coat pockets while I was running, I had nothing to break my fall except my head.
Key Words: External fixation, distal radius fractures, plaster cast.
Initially manual straightening of the limbs was attempted for application of plaster cast to introduce the inverse myotatic reflex with relaxation of the flexor muscles.
A SURGEON has come up with a surgical technique which could spell the end of the plaster cast for certain kinds of injuries.