splint


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a thin sliver of wood

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an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)

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support with a splint

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However, a report by the British Medical Association in 1921 cited that the correct application of a rifle splint " is difficult, and when applied it has many disadvantages The mortality that attended cases of fractured femurs was, at this period, appallingly high".
At 48 hours, the splint group had significantly fewer cases of nasal bleeding, swelling over the face and nose, watering of the eyes, nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, and feeding difficulty (table 1).
The baby was surgically fitted with a custom splint, which was printed based on a 3D model made from a CT scan of the baby's bronchi and trachea.
Thousands of horses have splints without a problem and it's typical that it is him that gets it.
Patients initially placed into a volar splint were changed to a short arm fiberglass cast at first follow-up visit.
The protocol requires the removal, every hour, of the palmar resting splint at 0[degrees] and the use of the template splint to perform 20 repetitions in flexion-extension of PIP and DIP.
After reimplanting the tooth into its original socket, the dentist can then splint this tooth to adjacent teeth for two to eight weeks.
The prevalence of splint placement and the duration of splinting were calculated from clinical records.
She used a finger support, some sticky tape and a pair of scissors to create a made-to-measure leg splint any Blue Peter presenter would be proud of.
Summary of: Rannou F, Dimet J, Boutron I, Baron G, Fayad F, Mace Y et al (2009) Splint for base-of-thumb osteoarthritis: a randomized trial.
Black and white photographs illustrate splint appliances, and video clips on the CD-ROM demonstrate how to fabricate specific splints.
This study also provides the clinical "pearl" that subjects overestimate splint use.
William Wright, pictured holding a close fitting facial splint made for his treatment, suffered substantial burns before he was rescued from a tent on a Warwickshire campsite last August.
A splint on the fouryear-old filly's nearfore meant there was a slight delay in her early season preparations but trainer Ed Dunlop now reports last year's dual Oaks and Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf winner to be making progress.