How to Cut Splint Ends?

Answer Split ends, also known as trichoptlosis, occur when the hair cuticle is stripped from the ends of the hair, causing the strands to split. Damage to the cuticle is seen in dry, brittle hair and is c... Read More »

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Can you Select the correct sequence of applying the splint An Airman has been injured in a fall from a ladder It appears her left ankle is broken and you must improvise a splint?

Position rigid object, apply padding, secure rigid object, and secure loose ends of material used to hold rigid object in place.

How to Splint a Leg?

Knowing how to properly splint a leg can save a life, even if you are not someone who works in the medical field. Athletes, campers and hikers and anyone who works with children should be able to p... Read More »

How Do You Splint a Dog's Leg?

For any serious injury, you should take your dog to a qualified veterinarian right away. However, in some situations, you may be required to temporarily treat your dog until you can get him to a ve... Read More »

What is a plaster splint?

A plaster splint is typically comprised of plaster rolls or sheets, a stockinette, padding, elastic bandages and adhesive tape. A plaster splint is used to temporarily immobilize a fractured limb t... Read More »