Splint

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How to Splint a Finger

Medical professionals use finger splints to treat sprained, broken, or dislocated fingers. It’s important to seek medical attention for a finger injury, but you may need to apply a temporary splint in some situations. Assess the injury to determine if it requires immediate medical attention. Then, apply a temporary splint and first aid until you(…)

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How to Splint a Fractured Hand

A fractured bone in the hand can be extremely painful, and the slightest movement can exacerbate the pain and possibly cause further injury. A splint serves to provide support to your injury, including the bones, tendons, tissues, and other ligaments. Splint a fractured hand as soon as possible after the injury, as this will help(…)