fiberglass cast

fiberglass cast

a cast made of a water activated polyurethane resin incorporated into a bandage; used for fractured limbs. Has the virtues of very light weight, great strength and very quick setting.
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Her parents rushed her to the ER and helped her stay strong when she had to have a shot for pain, then surgery and encasement in a chest-to-shin fiberglass cast to protect her hip bones and broken thigh.
They removed maggots and dead tissue, applied dressing and fastened a fiberglass cast with steel screws.
At 2 weeks, patients who were initially placed into a sugar tong splint and had maintained their reduction were converted to a short arm fiberglass cast.
So Penny wound up with a fiberglass cast from her flank to her toes.
Gravity, 2009, is a ghostly white fiberglass cast of the artist's face embedded in a wall.
This fiberglass cast was put on it, then carefully taken off, signed and encased in shrink wrap after it was signed.
The use of cast saws in the removal of the fiberglass cast causes fiberglass particles to become airborne and therefore inhalable.
The fiberglass cast allows a patient to bathe, shower, and swim while wearing it.
Brown's clever colorful artwork magically depicts the action of the story from Sammy's waking "YAWN and s-t-r-e-c-h," the excitement of going "higher and faster" on the trampoline, Mommy's warning, the painful fall, arrival at the emergency room, right up to the time the doctors wrapped Sammy in a wet fiberglass cast, and sent Sammy and her parents' home with "The Rules for Sammy's Cast.
These were interspersed throughout the first gallery in Whatever Your Mind Can Conceive (all works 2007), a three-channel video installation projected onto two large wooden roadside billboards and a fiberglass cast of an old computer monitor, so as to create the illusion that the video is playing on its obsolete screen.
For a minimum bid of $2,000 (unfortunately likely to go much higher), Mastro Fine Sports Auctions has the actual, grimy heel-to-knee fiberglass cast that Jordan used to help heal a broken foot in 1985, his second NBA season.