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Posterior Long Arm Splinting eMedicine Procedures

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1355110-overview

Description: The posterior long arm splint is used in the management of multiple upper extremity injuries, including the following:

* Distal humerus fractures
* Proximal forearm fractures
* Radial head and neck fractures
* Olecranon fractures
* Severe ligamentous injuries of the elbow
Lisa Jacobson, MD, Jessica Freedman, MD, Vaishali Patel, MD, & Suzanne Bentley, MD Updated: Apr 5, 2009

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Jacobson et al
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Aug 20 2009