Casts are generally used to immobilize a broken bone.
Splinting is also used to immobilize an injured arm or leg immediately after an injury.
Splinting to immobilize a fracture can be done with or without traction.
The goal is to realign or immobilize the part or to relieve pressure on that particular area to promote healing and restore function.
A splint is often used to immobilize a dislocated joint while it heals.
They can be used in an emergency to immobilize the arm until a doctor can see the child.
Splint-A thin piece of rigid or flexible material that is used to restrain, support, or immobilize a part of the body while healing takes place.
In this activity, students immobilize the lactase in calcium alginate beads held within a small column, over which the milk is passed.
immobilize the animal to facilitate killing procedures.
immobilize the joints adjacent to the fracture makes early restoration of motion possible.
The fact that functional bracing does not immobilize the joints adjacent to the fracture makes early restoration of motion possible.
By adding external relays you can immobilize the bike, flash the lights etc. Notes: Any number of normally-open switches may be used.
immobilize the area with a support bandage or some kind of packing.
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