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    Occupational Therapist

    Splinting 114

    Pediatric Splinting


    • Explain the impact of upper extremity splinting on the development of childhood occupations
    • Describe the major features and purposes of a resting hand, wrist, thumb, serpentine and weight-bearing splints
    • Describe the process of fabricating each of these splints, as well as individual variations
    • Explain precautions for these splints and their variations
    • Explain how to provide instructions to care providers to maximize correct application and usage of splints
    • Judge when a splint is fitting properly and identify and correct errors in the fit of a splint
    • Examine evidence for splinting children and recommended future areas needed research

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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