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3Fracture splint management

Apply cast padding

With the patient sitting, if possible, cast padding should be wrapped around the upper arm, elbow, forearm and hand, down as far as the transverse crease of the hand (leave the MP joints free). Keeps the elbow in 90° flexion and the forearm in neutral rotation. Make sure that the epicondyles of the humerus and the antecubital area are well padded.