Casts in the treatment of lower extremity fractures

Indications: non-displaced fractures of the lower leg, rarely in knee fractures (mostly treated with surgery or a hinge orthosis)

Equipment: tube gauze, padding, polyurethane foam bandage, 4–6 rolls of 15–20 cm wide plaster or 5 rolls of fibreglass/plastic cast (10 cm wide)


Category:

Surgery