The book comprises three sections: The Principles of Casting section outlines the basic principles of casting and splinting, the physical properties of cast materials, and socioeconomic considerations The Guidelines section explores ...
Author: Klaus Dresing
Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages: Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection provides an extensive overview of the history, principles, methods, and techniques for applying a modern plaster or synthetic cast. The book comprises three sections: The Principles of Casting section outlines the basic principles of casting and splinting, the physical properties of cast materials, and socioeconomic considerations The Guidelines section explores nonoperative treatment for fractures, ligament, nerve, and soft-tissue injuries, overload injuries, and infections, in the upper and lower extremities and the spine Finally, the Techniques section provides step-by-step descriptions on 55 individual cast, splint, orthosis, and bandaging techniques, presented in high quality online video, and as stills with explanatory captions. AOTrauma is proud to bring you this incredibly important and comprehensive text, which will be of interest to a wide range of medical professionals including trauma and orthopedic surgeons, specialist cast technicians, rural doctors, residents in training, and ORP. It is the ideal resource for any busy hospital or orthopedic/trauma practice.
This highly practical book offers step-by-step procedures with accompanying photographs to aid in the secure and effective application of bandages, casts, and splints, with coverage encompassing indications, aftercare, advantages, and ...
Author: Steven F. Swaim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This book is a how-to manual covering common bandaging methods used to support and manage both soft tissue and orthopedic conditions in small animal patients. It offers step-by-step procedures with accompanying photographs to aid in the secure and effective application of bandages, casts, and splints. Coverage includes indications, aftercare, advantages, and potential complications for each technique.
Types of support Temporary support Bandages, splints, and casts provide
temporary support. Applied ... Stabilization with a bandage or splint may keep a
closed fracture from becoming open with the bones edges protruding through the
Author: Gerianne Holzman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Surgical Patient Care for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a highly practical reference covering all aspects of caring for canine and feline surgical patients. Covers all tasks associated with small animal surgical patient care, from the initial exam and beyond discharge Offers clear descriptions of common surgical assisting procedures and their etiology Presents 285 full-color clinical photographs to demonstrate common surgical instruments and assisting procedures and patient care Includes chapters on the history and physical examination, pre-operative planning, asepsis, surgical assisting, procedures, wound management, postoperative care, and aftercare Includes access to a companion website with review questions and answers and the figures from the book in PowerPoint
... adhesive bands and tapes for medical use ; plasters ; bandages ; bandages for
dressings , casting bandages ; wound ... suspensory and support bandages and
stockings ; bandages for joints ; surgical splints ; casts ; splinting material ...
SPLINTS , BANDAGES AND CASTS < Robert Jones bandage used to support an
injured carpus . plints , bandages and casts can all be used to ... Commercially
available splints are available , made from plastic , metal or casting material .
SPLINTS , BANDAGES AND CASTS Sphini Robert Jones bandage used to support an injured carpus . plints , bandages and casts can all be used ...
Commercially available splints are available , made from plastic , metal or casting
Author: Sue Guthrie
Publisher: *Howell Book House
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Expert guidance on training and caring for canine friends. How can you get your dog to behaveoand give him the best quality healthcare available? This indispensable guide by three experts provides the answers. More than that, its visually appealing format makes it a reference guide and coffee table book all in one! It features: * The latest information on health and nutrition * Savvy strategies for grooming, exercise, and obedience * Expert housetraining tips * Hundreds of color photographs and detailed black-and-white illustrations
... modifies , and removes short and long leg and arm casts and hip and shoulder
spica ; rolls or manually shapes plaster around area to be immobilized ;
constructs and applies plaster and mechanized splints ; makes support bandages and ...
In some instances birds will chew at casts, bandages or external fixation
apparatus. ... Bandages & Splints (1,6,7) Bandages and splints are extremely
useful for temporary stabilisation of many fractures. ... is defined by McCluggage (
7) as the application of bandages with or without some form of added structural support (e.g. ...
G . R . WALLGREN : Plastic bandages to replace conventional plaster casts . ... to
the old plaster cast for preparation of splints and making of circular support bandages on rather stable fractures and for temporary orthopaedic bandages . 0 .
Author: New York State Veterinary CollegePublish On:
Elastic bandages are easy to conform to the underlying bandage layers , add support and strength to the bandage . ... Close monitoring of patients with casts , splints and bandages is extremely important and should be performed daily in ...
Treatments include stall rest, cast application, surgical excision, lag screw fixation
, circumferential wiring, and bone ... to breeding do not require surgery, and
simple support, bandaging, or splinting, or casting with stall rest is sufficient.1 For
Author: Gary M. Baxter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Sixth Edition of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds on the book’s reputation as the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in full color, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improve user-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a stronger emphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. A valuable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to diagnosing lameness, offering additional anatomical images; video clips demonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexion tests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness conditions in motion. The Sixth Edition presents new or significantly rewritten chapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-related lameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. The diagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expanded to reflect advances in this important area. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition is an essential addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
They are frequently used to hold splints or The bandage is cut to various widths
and given a serbulky compression dressings in place . rated , non - raveling edge
... Woven Elastic Bandage is made of heavy elastic of strong , dependable casts ...
bandages . Synthetic casts are applied like plaster of Paris . The Delta - Lite
Synthetic Casting System ( Johnson & Johnson ) offers both polyester , cotton ...
They frequently are used to hold splints or bulky compression dressings in place .
Author: Joseph Price Remington
Publisher: Lippincott Raven
For more than 100 years, this textbook has been the definitive reference for all aspects of the science and practice of pharmacy, and is used for pharmaceutics, therapeutics and pharmacy practice courses in primary curricula. Since the first edition was published, pharmacists have used this book as a key one-stop reference. This updated edition covers many education and practice issues, from the history of pharmacy and ethics, to industrial pharmacy and pharmacy practice. New to the edition are expanded sections on pharmacy administration and patient care, which include new topics such as: nutrition in pharmacy practice; self care and home diagnostic products; health care delivery systems and interdisciplinary care; and home health patient care. Also, information has been condensed into one volume for greater portability and convenience.
Many types of bandages are used in veterinary medicine to protect wounds as
they heal. A simple ... A simple bandage may be combined with a splint for support of an injured limb. A cast is used for longer term supportive care. The
goal of ...
Author: Etienne Cote
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
No other quick reference comes close in covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of diseases in dogs and cats. Etienne Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition is like six books in one -- with concise topics within sections on diseases and disorders, procedures and techniques, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests, clinical algorithms, and a drug formulary. Revised from cover to cover, this edition includes dozens of new topics. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website featuring an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images, a searchable drug formulary, and 150 Client Education Sheets in both English and Spanish. Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications. 410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish. Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case. 50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients. Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians. Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.
... tendon was not sutured , after 6 weeks in a cast or splint , the limb should be
placed in a support bandage and the foot shod with a fetlock - support shoe . This
prevents the fetlock from hyperextending and stressing the tendon anastomosis .
The advantages of the bandage splint over a lower limb cast is that it provides
access to the wound if needed . Generally , splinting is ... In vitro and in vivo
studies support the use of modified locking loop suture patterns . For extensor
However, use of the bandages for several days beyond this is recommended as
in some foals the flexural deformity will ... Chelation of Ca++ within the skeletal
muscle has been theorized, but measurement of Ca++ in clinical cases does not support this.14 Neuromuscular blockade effected ... The use of sleeve casts (
elbow to directly above the fetlock joint) can be substituted for bandaging and splinting if ...
Author: Mary Rose Paradis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Get expert insight into the latest life-saving techniques and procedures from leaders in equine neonatal medicine. This outstanding textbook and clinical reference takes a case-based approach to the basic pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of disease in the newborn foal, along with neonatal pharmacology, nutrition, assessment, and high-risk pregnancies. Features the latest advances in equine neonatology that have the potential to significantly increase the survival rate of critically ill foals. Provides thorough coverage of both basic concepts and hot topics in the field, including pathophysiology, and diagnosis and treatment of disease in the newborn foal, along with information on nutrition, assessment, and high-risk pregnancies. Case-based chapters use real-life scenarios to help the reader apply key concepts to actual practice. Expert contributors are leaders in the field of equine neonatal medicine and ensure the accuracy and clinical relevance of all information.
The modalities discussed in this chapter include casts , splints , and immobilizers
, traction , and external fixation . ... Casts , splints , and immobilizers temporarily
immobilize the body part to prevent or correct deformity , maintain support , or
protect a fracture or soft tissue ... Casts can cause the same effects as a
constrictive bandage , that is , pressure or edema or both in the underlying skin
and tissues .
Author: Ann Butler Maher
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
Category: Orthopedic nursing
Provides a comprehensive source of information for the care of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. A reference textbook addressing physical, sociologic, cultural and psychological considerations as well as orthopedic nursing.