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Achilles Injury Trauma Splint

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Trauma Splint Application

Intended Use

A modern and convenient splint for suspected Achilles rupture. The splint is applied in A&E/ER and does not require training to apply. It holds the foot plantar flexed until seen the patient is by a specialist.

Testimonials

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This splint saves patients and staff time. It also facilitates an efficient pathway for scanning and making decisions about treatment.

Musculo-Skeletal Radiologist, Past UKRCO Vice President and BSSR Council

Problem

Currently, patients who visit A&E with a query Achilles rupture are placed in a cast. This cast needs to be removed and reapplied if scanned.

Using a cast creates issues:

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5 layer application

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Difficult to apply

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Staff need training

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Takes time to dry

Solution

PATENT PENDING

By using a comfortable, padded, plastic shell wrapped in crepe bandage, the process is transformed.

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2 layer application

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Easier to apply

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No training needed

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Save patients time

Instructions

1. Apply a layer of orthopaedic wool to cover the shin and top of foot.

Stage 1 of Trauma Splint Application

2. Ask the patient to point their toes down (tip-toes). Position the splint to cover the lower shin, whole top of foot, but leave the toes free.

Stage 2 of Trauma Splint Application

3. Wrap with crepe bandage firmly, but not too tight. (Openweave bandages are not suitable).

Stage 3 of Trauma Splint Application

4. Secure with tape.

Stage 4 of Trauma Splint Application

Sizing

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