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PLASTER CARE

SHOULD ANY OF THE FOLLOWING OCCUR PLEASE CONTACT DR MUNTING ASAP OR GO TO YOUR NEAREST CASUALTY DEPARTMENT FOR REVIEW.!!!

  • EXCESSIVE SWELLING OR BLUENESS OF THE HAND OR FOOT.
  • SEVERE PAIN OR INABILITY TO MOVE THE FINGERS OR TOES.
  • NUMBNESS OF ANY OF THE FINGERS OR TOES.
  • INCREASE IN PAIN IN ANY AREA UNDER THE PLASTER.
  • LODGING OF ANY FOREIGN OBJECT UNDER THE PLASTER.
  • EXCESSIVE LOOSENESS OF BREAKAGE OF THE PLASTER.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS WHEN WEARING A PLASTER.

  • KEEP THE PLASTER CLEAN AND DRY.
  • DO NOT EXPOSE THE PLASTER TO ANY SOURCE OF DIRECT HEAT.
  • DO NOT SCRATCH ITCHY SPOTS USING A KNITTING NEEDLE OR SIMILAR OBJECT AS THIS WILL CAUSE BUNCHING UP OF THE PADDING WHICH CAN LEAD TO PREASSURE SORE FORMATION.
  • ALWAYS ELEVATE THE INVOLVED LIMB WHEN SITTING OR LYING DOWN.
  • ALWAYS EXERCISE THE FINGERS OR TOES REGULARLY UNLESS INSTRUCTED NOT TO DO SO SPECIFICALLY BY DR MUNTING.
  • AVOID GETTING SAND OR OTHER FOREIGN MATERIAL IN THE PLASTER.

YOUR PLASTER IS THERE TO IMMOBILISE THE INJURED LIMB AND THIS IMMOBILISATION WILL SERVE TO MAINTAIN THE REDUCTION OF ANY FRACTURE AS WELL AS MINIMIZE PAIN. SO ANY INCREASE IN PAIN OUT OF THE ORDINARY OR ANY LOOSENESS OF THE PLASTER, SHOULD BE ATTENDED TO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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