You are splinting a fracture of the lower extremity. You should secure the splints
d. a and c above.
e. a, b, and c above.
When applying a splint, what can you do to help maintain blood circulation?
Which of the following indicate poor blood circulation?
a. Pulse is rapid.
b. Skin is cool to the touch.
Skin appears reddish.
d. Blanch test results in a rapid return of color to the tested nail bed.
e. All of the above.
When applying a splint, areas such as the knee and armpit require:
a. No padding.
b. Less padding than the rest of the splinted body part.
More padding that the rest of the splinted body part.
You are applying a swathe to a soldier with a fractured upper arm. Should the