M.V. Belthur, , S. Jones and J.A. Fernandes
Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Split plaster casts have been shown to be better than back slabs at accommodating increasing intracompartmental pressure due to swelling. Splitting a wet plaster cast can be time consuming and difficult both for the patient and the medical staff. We describe a novel method of applying a split plaster of Paris cast, which is safe, quick, convenient and inexpensive.
Injury Volume 36, Issue 9 , September 2005, Pages 1135-1137.