splinting

reducing the mobility at a fracture locus by coupling a stiff body to the main bone fragments. The splint may be external (plaster, external fixators) or internal (plate, intramedullary nail).
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Splinting

Reducing the mobility at a fracture locus by coupling a stiff body to the main bone fragments. The splint may be external (plaster, external fixators) or internal (plate, intramedullary nail).
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splinting

The immobilisation of a joint or injury site so that healing can take place. Many bony fractures are splinted in the first 24-48 hours to accommodate for swelling, prior to the application of a rigid circular (plaster) cast. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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splinting

(splinĀ“ting) treatment by use of a splint. in dentistry, the application of a fixed restoration to join two or more teeth into a single rigid unit for stabilization.
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Splinting

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Splint
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splinting

Type: Term Pronunciation: splint′ing Definitions: 1. Application of a splint or treatment using a splint. 2. In dentistry, the joining of two or more teeth into a rigid unit by means of fixed or removable restorations or appliances. 3. Stiffening of a body part to avoid pain caused by movement of the part, as from a fracture or other injury. ...
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SPLINTING

Tightening of the muscles in an area in order to avoid pain associated with muscle movement.
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