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splinting

 [splint´ing]
1. treatment by use of a splint.
2. in dentistry, the application of a fixed restoration to join two or more teeth into a single rigid unit for stabilization.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the stabilization, immobilization, and/or protection of an injured body part with a supportive appliance.

splint·ing

(splint'ing),
1. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint.
2. In dentistry, the joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part, as from a fracture or other injury.
4. In psychiatry, the exercise by family, friends, or coworkers of the various strategies designed to minimize the impairment and increase the functional level of a person with diminished higher cortical function.

splint·ing

(splint'ing)
1. Treatment using a splint.
2. In dentistry, joining two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part.
4. In psychiatry, the exercise by family, friends, or coworkers of the various strategies designed to minimize the impairment and increase the functional level of a person with diminished higher cortical function.

splint·ing

(splint'ing)
1. In dentistry, joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances.
2. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint.
3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part.
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Rigidity or flexibility of a wire and composite splint is based on the diameter of the stainless-steel wire.3 Different authors have recommended different diameters of stainless-steel wire to be used for flexible splinting in management of traumatic dental injuries.10,11,12,13 This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of two wire and composite splints having different stainless-steel wire diameters (0.4mm and 0.7mm) in management of dental traumatic injuries.
* Evidence: A 2003 Cochrane review concluded that short-term symptom relief was achievable with bracing; however, better outcomes were seen with combination therapies (eg, medications, occupational therapy) vs splinting alone.
In most patients (61/86, 71%), a second splint was not placed after removal of the initial one, since the fracture was considered sufficiently stable as not to require further splinting.
Naveau, "Splinting effect on posterior implants under various loading modes: a 3D finite element analysis," European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, vol.
Spasticity reduced significantly in the intervention group when splinting was done in the first 1-2 weeks of onset of hemiplegia.
(18) conducted a research and reported that an efficient splint is essential for the maintenance of the avulsed tooth; there are several forms and materials for splinting, such as: resin, by itself or with a flexible arch of nylon or metal wire, orthodontic brackets with malleable arch, and vestibular arches or bars.
"The AAOE Casting and Splinting Program will help orthopaedic practices nationwide standardize their protocols for these types of in-office procedures," says Frederick M.
Salehi, "Anterior teeth splinting after orthodontic treatment: 3D analysis using finite element method," Journal of Dentistry, vol.
The parents accepted the treatment plan which was designed as manual repositioning of the mobile segment with splinting for four weeks.
As a result, an excellent fixation is quite difficult to achieve by joint application of "Tegaderm" and Hypafix, let alone a "splinting effect" without any other treatments.
Intermittent static splinting can be initiated during the fourth week, but until the sixth week the continuation of static night splinting is recommended.
The prevalence of splint placement and the duration of splinting were calculated from clinical records.