1. General introduction to nonoperative fracture care
Klaus Dresing and Jos Engelen are presenting a live interactive Webcast.
Describe the characteristics of the different casting materials.
Explain the principles of cast application.
Define the basic steps of post application treatment.
Recognize potential for and prevent complications.
Apply casts and splints and prescribe orthoses.
2. Videos from "Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages—Nonoperative Treatment and Perioperative Protection"
The below videos are taken from the AO Publication "Casts, Splints, and Support Bandages - Nonoperative treatment and perioperative protection" edited by Klaus Dresing, Peter Trafton, and Jos Engelen. This publication examines the principles, methods, and techniques for applying a modern plaster or synthetic cast for the treatment of fractures, ligament, nerve, and soft-tissue injuries, overload injuries, and infections. It includes access to 55 cast and splint demonstrations on high-quality online video.