Plaster tips and tricks with Dan Smith; Splint immobilisation, full casts; bi-valves; and plaster removal techniques
Osgood–Schlatter disease (OSD) Osteochondrosis or traction apophysitis of the tibial tubercle. Paget (1891), Osgood (1903), Schlatter (1903)
Emil Theodor Kocher (1841 – 1917) was a Swiss Surgeon. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1909. 5,000 thyroid excisions. Shoulder reduction
Eugen Julius Karl Paul Alfred Stieda (1869 – 1945) was a German Surgeon. Eponym: The Stieda fracture, Stieda tubercle and Pellegrini-Stieda disease (1908)
Köhler-Pellegrini-Stieda lesion: ossification near medial femoral collateral ligament adjacent to the margin of the medial femoral condyle.
Pipkin classification of femoral head fracture designed by Garrett Pipkin (1904-1981) and first published 1957
Practical guide: How to apply the backslab in adults and paediatrics. POP, plaster of paris, physical plaster cast back-slab technique
Following up on ‘An easy way to get plastered’ we extend the template program. Upper limbs are easy… the lower limbs are where we earn our money.
Buddy strap: Stick this poster on that cupboard (now called the finger cupboard) and start your patients finger rehab a week earlier.
Plaster cast templates for fracture immobilisation, including technique for thumb spika, colles cast, backslabs and templates