Handbook of Splinting and Casting, Mobile Medicine Series

Handbook of Splinting and Casting

Mobile Medicine Series

By Stephen R. Thompson, MBBS, MEd, FRCSC, Fellow, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada and Dan A. Zlotolow, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Temple University School of Medicine, Shriners Hospital for Children of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


PART I: Analgesia

1. Basic Principles of Analgesia

2. Hematoma Block

3. Elbow Block

4. Wrist Block

5. Digital Block

6. Ankle Block

7. Intra-articular Ankle Block

PART 2: Reduction Maneuvers

8. Basic Principles of Reduction Maneuvers

9. Shoulder and Elbow Reduction

10. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand Reduction

11. Pelvis and Lower Extremity Reduction

PART 3: Splints and Casts

12. Basics of Splinting and Casting

13. Upper Extremity Splints and Casts

14. Lower Extremity Splints and Casts

PART 4: Traction Maneuvers

15. Femoral Skeletal Traction

16. Tibial Skeletal Traction

17. Calcaneal Skeletal Traction

18. Cervical Spine Traction with Gardner Wells Tongs