Frac Immobiliser splint

Made:
1992-1999 in United Kingdom
maker:
Ferno UK Limited
Frac Immobiliser splint (splint)

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Frac Immobiliser made by Ferno, United Kingdom, 1980-2000

Splints are part of the immediate treatment for suspected arm and leg fractures. Keeping fractures as still as possible helps prevent further damage to bones and surrounding nerves and tissues. This may also help reduce the person's pain. Cushioned on three sides, the splint is secured with Velcro. The plastic material is easy to clean and some immobilisers can also be used during X-rays.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
2013-40
Materials:
plastic (unidentified)
type:
splint
credit:
Balfour Red Cross Museum

Parts

Frac Immobiliser splint

Frac Immobiliser splint

Frac Immobiliser made by Ferno, United Kingdom, 1980-2000


Splints are part of the immediate treatment for suspected arm and leg fractures. Keeping fractures as still as possible helps prevent further damage to bones and surrounding nerves and tissues. This may also help reduce the person's pain. Cushioned on three sides, the splint is secured with Velcro. The plastic material is easy to clean and some immobilisers can also be used during X-rays.

Materials:
plastic (unidentified)
Object Number:
2013-40/1
type:
splint
Frac Immobiliser splint

Frac Immobiliser splint

Frac Immobiliser made by Ferno, United Kingdom, 1980-2000


Splints are part of the immediate treatment for suspected arm and leg fractures. Keeping fractures as still as possible helps prevent further damage to bones and surrounding nerves and tissues. This may also help reduce the person's pain. Cushioned on three sides, the splint is secured with Velcro. The plastic material is easy to clean and some immobilisers can also be used during X-rays.

Materials:
plastic (unidentified)
Object Number:
2013-40/2
type:
splint