Long arm posterior splint

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Background

  • Doesn’t completely eliminate supination / pronation
    • either add an anterior splint or use a double sugar-tong if complex or unstable distal forearm fx

Indications

  1. Elbow and forearm injuries
    1. Distal humerus fx
    2. Both-bone forearm fx
    3. Unstable proximal radius or ulna fx (sugar-tong better)

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