Finger splint

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  • Multiple types of finger splint exists
    • This page shows general splint - certain fractures or injuries may require an alternative splint technique



Dorsal finger splint example
Volar splint example
  • Assess pre-procedure neurovascular status (i.e., distal pulse, motor, and sensation
  • Apply splint and secure to finger at multiple points (e.g. with tape)
    • Avoid placing securing straps over joints
  • Re-check and document repeat neurovascular status

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