Orthopedics Book

http://www.fpnotebook.com/

Radial Gutter Cast

Aka: Radial Gutter Cast
  1. Indications
    1. Distal Radius Fracture
    2. Non-displaced, non-rotated second or third Metacarpal Fractures
    3. Non-displaced, non-rotated second or third Proximal Phalanx Fractures
  2. Imaging
    1. OrthoWristRadialGutterCast.png
  3. Technique
    1. Position
      1. Wrist in slight extension
      2. MCP joints in 70-90 degrees flexion
      3. PIP joints in 5-10 degrees flexion
      4. DIP joints in 5-10 degrees flexion
    2. Application
      1. Cast from the proximal Forearm to the index, middle finger DIP joints
      2. Leave the thumb, ring and pinky fingers freely mobile

You are currently viewing the original 'fpnotebook.com\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree