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Ulnar Gutter Splinting eMedicine Procedures

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/80165-overview

Description: An ulnar gutter splint can be used for various injuries to the upper extremities, including the following:
* Soft tissue hand injuries to the fourth and fifth fingers
* Fourth and fifth metacarpal fractures
* Fractures of the fourth and fifth phalanges
* Positioning for rheumatoid arthritis
Rick Kulkarni, MD Updated: May 15, 2009

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Rick Kulkarni, MD
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Aug 20 2009