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    Occupational Therapist

    Splinting 105

    Splints Acting on the Wrist


    • Discuss diagnostic indications for wrist immobilization splints
    • Identify reasons to serial splint with a wrist immobilization splint
    • Identify major features of wrist immobilization splints
    • Outline 5 steps involved in the fabrication process for a volar or dorsal wrist splint
    • Relate hints for a proper fit to a wrist immobilization splint
    • Review precautions for wrist immobilization splinting
    • Use clinical reasoning to evaluate a problematic wrist immobilization splint
    • Use clinical reasoning to evaluate a fabricated wrist immobilization splint
    • Apply knowledge about the application of wrist immobilization splints to a case study
    • Describe the importance of evidenced-based practice with wrist splint provision
    • Describe the appropriate use of prefabricated wrist splints

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    Case Studies
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