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IDEAS AND INNOVATIONS
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 72-74

Our modification of anti-deformity splint in acute hand burns


Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College and Shardaben Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Ganesh Chaudhari
6, R.M.O. Quarters, Shardaben Hospital, Saraspur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 18
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-653X.111793

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Splinting the hand in an anti-deformity position is mandatory in the management of acute hand burns. In this article, we demonstrate our modification of anti-deformity splint, made of an aluminium framework and rubber bands and show its advantages over traditional plaster of paris (POP) splint.


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