before applying a splint, you should always:,

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Before applying a splint, you should always: 1. Make sure the patient is in a comfortable position and free from any pain or discomfort. 2. Measure out the length of the splint with your arm straight and fingers extended (fingers are generally about 1 inch apart). 3. Place one end of the splint near the wrist/hand on top and wrap it around to meet at the base of your thumb. 4. Wrap around again so that there is overlap between wraps- this will be what holds everything together! 5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 for both hands if they are involved in injury/immobilization; use tape or another type of material to keep them secure. This post is about how to properly apply a splint before you applied the material. The first thing that must be done before applying any sort of splint is ensuring there are no injuries or pain in the area where it will be placed on. Next measure out enough length to fit around one hand (fingers should generally only be an inch apart). Place the end near your wrist and wrap up over each finger until you get to your thumb, then tuck under so there’s overlap between wraps- this will hold everything together! Repeat for both hands if they have been injured/immobilized; use tape or another type of materials like gauze or cloths to keep them securely fastened in place. This process can also

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