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Kines 2503 November 28th


Department
Kinesiology: Professional Courses/Basic Activity Courses
Course Code
KIN 2503
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Kines 2503 November 28th
Injuries that require immobilization
-Splints
-Soft
-Semi-rigid
-Rigid
-Spine board
-Splinting principles
-Check circulation prior to application
-Apply ABOVE and BELOW injury site
-Secure
-Re-Check circulation distal to splint
-Refer to Physician
Peripheral Nerve Injury
-Secondary to trauma
-Laceration
-Fracture
-Compression or stretching
Soft Tissue Injuries
-Sprains, Strains, Contusions, Concussions
-What to do:
-Rule out bleeding, fx/ dislocation, etc.
-Safe transport
-RICE/Monitor
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