orthopedic technician

orthopedic technician

A health care professional who is skilled in maintaining traction devices, applying traction, making casts, and applying splints.
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Prior to the innovation, doctors would use jerry cans, plaster modifications, wood for positioning, a metallic crest or simply having to hold the child in their hands while another orthopedic technician tries to set the broken bones and apply the cast (called a spica cast).
Paul Cummings, orthopedic technician and acting noncommissioned officer in charge, said Floyd is an important part of the care patients receive.
John entered the Army in 1948 first serving in Korea as an Orthopedic Technician with a M.A.S.H.
Her mother, Susan, is a labor and delivery nurse at RiverBend, and her father, Hossein, is an orthopedic technician.
The retired orthopedic technician, from Rhiwbina, Cardiff, was presented with a certificate of long service at the ATC headquarters in RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire, by Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Squire, former Chief of the Air Staff.
"We also have an orthopedic technician on call, and train our staff for casting and splinting care.
As an orthopedic technician or ortho tech, she assists surgeons in operations that would make most people cringe.
Vonhof (an orthopedic technician and avid runner) offers clear explanations of how the interplay of anatomy, biomechanics, and footwear can lead to happy or hurting feet.
He also worked for Worcester Himmer Ambulance, as an EMT, and Memorial Hospital, where he was an Orthopedic Technician.
The Air Force chose to make me an orthopedic technician. I had no desire to be in the medical field at that time."
Hanson is employed as an orthopedic technician. He has coached basketball and football at local school districts, and was a full-time substitute at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School.
Smario is an orthopedic technician at a Portland hospital.