She was placed in a well-padded long arm posterior plaster splint
extending from the posterior shoulder to the fingers, with an additional coaptation component to the splint to stabilize the humerus fracture.
is cut longitudinally using a saw (Fig.
Caption: Figure 1: Application of the plaster splint
Patients were called after 3 weeks when the plaster splint
was discarded, stitches were removed, and active exercises of the elbow were advised with wires in situ.
After the operation, an elastic bandage and plaster splint
are applied over the knee to keep it stable.
At the conclusion of the surgery, a plaster splint
, wrapped with a bandage, was applied from the patient's foot to just below her knee.
The elbow was immobilized in a long-arm plaster splint
for 3 weeks.
The children were randomly assigned, using concealed allocation methods, to treatment with either a short arm plaster cast or an individually fitted plaster splint
attached with a wrap, each worn for 3 weeks.
Similar plaster splints
, antibiotic(cephalosporins) and analgesic regimens were used in both groups.
The new technology known as 3D printing has been adapted for a new medical device called NovaCast, which replaces traditional plaster splints
. Graduate engineering students from the National University of Mexico developed the new cast for a new company called Mediprint.