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Radial Gutter Splinting eMedicine Procedures

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/80108-overview

Description: A radial gutter splint can be used for various injuries that include the following:
* Soft tissue injuries to the second and third fingers
* Fractures of the second and third metacarpals
* Fractures of the second and third phalanges
* Positioning for rheumatoid arthritis
* Laceration over the joints of the second and third phalanges or metacarpals
Kenneth R Chuang, MD, & Lynne McCullough, MD, FACEP Updated: Jun 22, 2007

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Chuang & McCullough
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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