TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2018, Cilt 17, Sayı, 3     (Sayfalar: 268-280)

Upper extremity casting and indications: forearm, wrist, hand fractures

Gökhun Arıcan 1, Alper Öztürk 2, Kadir Bahadır Alemdaroğlu 1

1 Ankara Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Ankara
2 Kızılcahamam Devlet Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Ankara

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2018.34
Görüntüleme: 147
İndirme : 130

Upper extremity injuries are quite common after sports accidents in young adults, and simple falls in the elderly. Functional outcomes in this type of injuries depend on the condition of the bone as well as the surrounding soft tissue. Within appropriate indications, basic treatment is casting or splint with frequent and close follow-up. There are basic principles to be aware of while casting. In this compilation, the upper limb casts, indications, and precautions to be taken during and after casting will be presented.

Anahtar Kelimeler : upper extremity casts; distal radius fracture; forearm fracture; scaphoid fracture; boxer fracture