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OT Assistant

Splinting 107

Hand Immobilization Splints


  • List diagnoses that benefit from resting hand splints
  • Describe the functional or mid-joint position of the wrist, thumb, and digits
  • Describe the antideformity or intrinsic-plus position of the wrist, thumb, and digits
  • List the purposes of a resting hand splint
  • Identify the components of a resting hand splint
  • Explain the precautions to consider when fabricating a resting hand splint
  • Determine a resting hand splint-wearing schedule for different diagnostic indications
  • Describe splint-cleaning techniques that address infection control
  • Apply knowledge about the application of the resting hand splint to a case study
  • Use clinical judgment to evaluate a fabricated resting hand splint

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

Case Studies
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