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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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With this unique feature, the same material can be reused throughout treatment for serial splinting or casting.
Intermittent static splinting can be initiated during the fourth week, but until the sixth week the continuation of static night splinting is recommended.
The prevalence of splint placement and the duration of splinting were calculated from clinical records.
As Rannou suggests, night-time-only use may result in the benefit of splinting taking longer to detect.
This study is the first randomized trial of splinting and provides clinically relevant data supporting the use of this intervention for symptom control in patients presenting with symptoms consistent with CTS.
The sensitivity and specificity of urinary splinting were 18% and 97%, respectively, compared with 32% and 87% for digital assistance, and 67% and 87% for vaginal bulge.
Rescuer 2 and 3 should position themselves adjacent to the athlete, opposite the splinting device.
Splinting it back on the tree would also be unlikely to succeed.
The malleable aluminum frame is designed for easy adjustment of the position of the fingers, thumb and wrist, and allows static progressive splinting without the need for heat or tools.
During the quieter fall, the department readies for ski season, bringing in the crutches and other orthopedic equipment, restocking supplies, readying the X-ray rooms and practicing the newest splinting and boot-removal techniques.
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The SAM Splint is the gold standard in flexible splinting products, and we take pride in creating quality products that raise the bar.
The Cardiff and Vale Local Health Board is seeking to appoint a suitable supplier to provide Splinting Consumables for the Occupational Therapy department.
The most common approach for root fractures is to use rigid splinting for 12 weeks, but its benefits are questionable.
A systematic review recommended the use of casting and/or splinting for both prevention and reduction of lower limb contractures for people following traumatic brain injury (Watson 2001).