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1. Improvised Fracture Splint

Improvised Fracture Splint Improvised Fracture Splint Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Improvised Fracture Splint (...) Improvised Fracture Splint Aka: Improvised Fracture Splint II. Indication Lower leg ( ) in wilderness III. Materials Casing Ensolite pads (foam sleeping pads) Crazy Creek padded hiking Chairs Padding Non-essential clothing IV. Technique Fold ensolite around leg Pad legs with spare clothing Tie at various points along splint with strips of cloth Apply knots over pad, not leg (Avoids s) Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term

2018 FP Notebook

2. Improvised Fracture Splint

Improvised Fracture Splint Improvised Fracture Splint Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Improvised Fracture Splint (...) Improvised Fracture Splint Aka: Improvised Fracture Splint II. Indication Lower leg ( ) in wilderness III. Materials Casing Ensolite pads (foam sleeping pads) Crazy Creek padded hiking Chairs Padding Non-essential clothing IV. Technique Fold ensolite around leg Pad legs with spare clothing Tie at various points along splint with strips of cloth Apply knots over pad, not leg (Avoids s) Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term

2015 FP Notebook

3. Fractures (complex): assessment and management

on non-complex fractures. Using a pelvic binder Using a pelvic binder 1.1.7 If active bleeding is suspected from a pelvic fracture following blunt high-energy trauma: apply a purpose-made pelvic binder, or consider an improvised pelvic binder but only if a purpose-made binder does not fit. Initial management of open fr Initial management of open fractures before debridement actures before debridement 1.1.8 Do not irrigate open fractures of the long bones, hindfoot or midfoot in pre-hospital settings (...) . 1.1.9 Consider a saline-soaked dressing covered with an occlusive layer for open fractures in pre-hospital settings. 1.1.10 In the pre-hospital setting, consider administering prophylactic intravenous antibiotics as soon as possible and preferably within 1 hour of injury to people with open fractures without delaying transport to hospital. Splinting long bone fr Splinting long bone fractures of the leg in the pre-hospital setting actures of the leg in the pre-hospital setting 1.1.11 In the pre

2016 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

4. Penile Fracture and Trauma (Overview)

result through multiple mechanisms, including infection, burns, human or animal bites, and degloving injuries that involve machinery. The corpora, by definition, are not involved. Next: Background History of the Procedure Historically, conservative management was considered the treatment of choice for penile fractures. Conservative therapy consisted of cold compresses, pressure dressings, penile splinting, anti-inflammatory medications, fibrinolytics, and suprapubic urinary diversion with delayed (...) Penile Fracture and Trauma (Overview) Penile Fracture and Trauma: Practice Essentials, Background, Relevant Anatomy Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvNDU2MzA1LW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Penile Fracture

2014 eMedicine.com

5. Penile Fracture and Trauma (Diagnosis)

result through multiple mechanisms, including infection, burns, human or animal bites, and degloving injuries that involve machinery. The corpora, by definition, are not involved. Next: Background History of the Procedure Historically, conservative management was considered the treatment of choice for penile fractures. Conservative therapy consisted of cold compresses, pressure dressings, penile splinting, anti-inflammatory medications, fibrinolytics, and suprapubic urinary diversion with delayed (...) Penile Fracture and Trauma (Diagnosis) Penile Fracture and Trauma: Practice Essentials, Background, Relevant Anatomy Edition: No Results No Results Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. https://profreg.medscape.com/px/getpracticeprofile.do?method=getProfessionalProfile&urlCache=aHR0cHM6Ly9lbWVkaWNpbmUubWVkc2NhcGUuY29tL2FydGljbGUvNDU2MzA1LW92ZXJ2aWV3 processing > Penile Fracture

2014 eMedicine.com

6. Mallet Finger (Follow-up)

of the distal joint, to achieve three-point fixation; thus, the volar splint is slightly easier to apply and maintain. The aluminum strip, however, precludes any tactile feedback from the digital pulp for light activities. Other rigid materials can be used for makeshift splints. A large paper clip can be padded with adhesive tape and then used as a splint. Also, some patients have improvised temporary splints with plastic disposable spoons or sections of wooden ice-cream sticks. Premolded plastic splints (...) at the DIP joint of an untreated mallet finger or a mallet finger that is treated without anatomic reduction of the fracture is rare, if not nonexistent. Thus, the risk of poor outcome from ill-advised open treatment far outweighs any risk of early dysfunction or late arthritis from splint treatment. The appropriate indications for surgical fixation of mallet fractures, which techniques to use, and the accuracy of outcome measures are frequently debated. [ , , ] Most authors agree that mallet fractures

2014 eMedicine Surgery

7. Mallet Finger (Treatment)

of the distal joint, to achieve three-point fixation; thus, the volar splint is slightly easier to apply and maintain. The aluminum strip, however, precludes any tactile feedback from the digital pulp for light activities. Other rigid materials can be used for makeshift splints. A large paper clip can be padded with adhesive tape and then used as a splint. Also, some patients have improvised temporary splints with plastic disposable spoons or sections of wooden ice-cream sticks. Premolded plastic splints (...) at the DIP joint of an untreated mallet finger or a mallet finger that is treated without anatomic reduction of the fracture is rare, if not nonexistent. Thus, the risk of poor outcome from ill-advised open treatment far outweighs any risk of early dysfunction or late arthritis from splint treatment. The appropriate indications for surgical fixation of mallet fractures, which techniques to use, and the accuracy of outcome measures are frequently debated. [ , , ] Most authors agree that mallet fractures

2014 eMedicine Surgery

8. Major pelvic trauma

? application of circumferential support, however care must be taken to ensure that over-compression does not occur. 79-82 Expert consensus suggests the use of an appropriate pelvic splint is preferable to improvised immobilisation techniques. In all methods, circumferential pressure is applied over the greater trochanters 87 and not the iliac crests. Care must be exercised so as to ensure that the pelvis is not reduced beyond its normal anatomical position. Pressure sores and soft tissue injuries may occur (...) . Friese G, LaMay G. Emergency stabilization of unstable pelvic fractures. Emergency Medical Services 2005;34(5):65. 87. Nunn T, Cosker TDA, Bose D, Pallister I. Immediate application of improvised pelvic binder as first step in extended resuscitation from life-threatening hypovolaemic shock in conscious patients with unstable pelvic injuries. Injury 2007;38(1):125-8. 88. Krieg JC, Mohr M, Mirza AJ, Bottlang M. Pelvic circumferential compression in the presence of soft-tissue injuries: a case report

2009 Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee

9. First aid

circumstances. This can include specific training or equipment to be available in the workplace (such as an ), the provision of specialist first aid cover at public gatherings, or mandatory first aid training within schools. First aid, however, does not necessarily require any particular equipment or prior knowledge, and can involve improvisation with materials available at the time, often by untrained people. First aid can be performed on all mammals, although this article relates to the care of human (...) of the , and his work led to the formation of the , with a key stated aim of "aid to sick and wounded soldiers in the field". The Red Cross and Red Crescent are still the largest provider of first aid worldwide. showing soldiers how to perform first aid In 1870, military surgeon introduced formalized first aid to the military, and first coined the term "erste hilfe" (translating to 'first aid'), including training for soldiers in the on care for wounded comrades using pre-learnt bandaging and splinting skills

2012 Wikipedia

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