Pediatric distal forearm 23u-E/2.1

Splint immobilization

Splint

Main indication: Undisplaced fracture

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

Supporting indications

  • Swollen wrist
  • Local soft tissue compromise
  • Compliant patient and parent/carers

Advantages

  • Requires no special expertise

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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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