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".
are required for the treatment of broken limbs.
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
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.
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.