Splint of Foot in emergency

Reassess and Go to the Hospital

Checking sensation of a splinted foot

Recheck the circulation, sensation, motion, and bruising after the splint has been secured. Note any changes from the first assessment. You can then elevate the foot to reduce the swelling and makes plans to transport the individual to the emergency room.

This type of splint is not intended as a substitute for proper medical care.

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