Immobilization for scaphoid fracture: forearm rotation in long arm thumb-spica versus Munster thumb-spica casts.

TitleImmobilization for scaphoid fracture: forearm rotation in long arm thumb-spica versus Munster thumb-spica casts.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
JournalOrthopedics
Volume30
Issue8
Pagination612-4
Date Published2007 Aug
ISSN0147-7447
AbstractA Munster thumb-spica cast may play a role in the conservative treatment of non-displaced scaphoid fractures by allowing some elbow motion during the long immobilization period.
PubMed Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17727015?dopt=Abstract
Short TitleOrthopedics