Pediatric distal forearm 23u-E/2.1

Cast immobilization (short or long)

Short or long arm cast

Main indication: Undisplaced fractures

Skill: Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Equipment: Basic equipment only

Contraindications

  • Local soft tissue compromise

Advantages

  • Maintains the original fracture position using the three-point molding principle

Disadvantages

  • Requires skilled practitioner
  • Need for more frequent monitoring

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*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

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