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Drop in the Bucket - 9/19/2008
What type of brace/cast is this? And why would you choose this design?

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9/21/2008
Anonymous
It appears to be a Muenster or sugar tongue splint to prevent pronation/supination
9/21/2008
Alejandra from Argentina
Parece un yeso para fx de 1/3 medio de húmero. No la eligiría para nadie. Le diseñaría un brace de termoplástico ajustable con tres presillas con velcro. También puede ser un yeso seriado que usaría para lograr mayor extensión de codo.
9/28/2008
Anonymous
It appears to be a "drop out" splint to increase elbow extension.
11/13/2008
Anonymous
LOKS LIKE A SUGARTONGUE AND PROBABLY IS DONE LIKE THIS BECAUSE OF HAND VOLUME AND THE POSSIBILITY TO MACERATE SKIN AN CREATE OTHER PROBLEMS WITH A LARGER SPLINT.
11/21/2008
Anonymous
drop out casting for elbow flex contracture, inhibits bicep, allowing for inc in arom of elbow ext.
5/28/2009
Anonymous
DROP OUT, TO ALLOW MOTION IN ONE WAY WHILE RESTRICTING THE OTHER
 
     
   
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