Splinting with fiberglass versus plaster
Do you have a preference? Learn the important differences between the application of fiberglass and plaster splints.
You can create custom-fitting splints for your patients using either plaster or fiberglass. However, there are substantial differences in the management of these two materials. In this lesson, you’ll learn how plaster and fiberglass work and how to use and dispose of them
Start the first chapter of our Acute Extremity Injury Care course for free
Manage common adult extremity injuries in emergency settings like a pro. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to professionally document fractures, create and apply various types of splints, and decide when to refer to a specialist for injuries that are prone to complications.