Splinting 101: How to Apply Some of the Common Splints Used at Harborview Medical Center

Splinting 101: How to Apply Some of the Common Splints Used at Harborview Medical Center

Christopher Domes, MD, with Mary Kate Thayer, MD, show how to apply several splints used at Harborview Medical Center. Splinting demonstrations include: Coaptation Splint, Long leg Splint, Short leg splint, Short arm splint, Volar Resting Splint and how to create simple traction weights.

These are just a few of the splinting methods an Orthopaedic Surgery Resident will encounter while on one of their Harborview Medical Center Rotations.


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Christopher Domes, MD

Christopher Domes, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Hometown: Hillsboro, Oregon College: Linfield College Medical School: Oregon Health and Science University Area of Interest: Sports, Upper Extremity, Trauma Activities: Long distance hiking, mountaineering, climbing, endurance sports, drumming

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Mary Kate Thayer, MD

Mary Kate Thayer, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Hometown: Mukilteo, WA College: University of Washington Medical School: Saint Louis University Areas of Interest: Trauma, Hand, Sports Activities: Running, hiking, traveling, cooking, and cheering for the Huskies Fun Fact: I have ...

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