Design of the foam in place splint
U. S. Army Medical Biomechanical Research Laboratory, 1965 - Technology & Engineering - 6 pages
The design and development of a foam in place emergency splint for field use is described. The splint pack is comprised of a two component polyurethane foam resin system contained within a cushion backed plastic film envelope. In use, the foam components are mixed within the package and the envelope applied to the fractured limb. Within several minutes the foam hardens to form a well contoured weight bearing splint. (Author).
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abstract aidman application arm splint ARMY MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL backed plastic film BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH LABORATORY component polyurethane foam contoured weight bearing CONTRACT OR GRANT cushion backed plastic diisocyanate Early splints elastic bandage envelope applied field splint foam components foam hardens foam in place foam layer foam resin components foam resin system heat sealed Hill and Donald Isocyanate Isofoam KEY WORDS LABORATORY WALTER REED laminate leg splint MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH minutes the foam moisture tight NUMBER OF PAGES NUMBER OF REFERENCES obtain copies Olin Mathieson Olin splint ORIGINATING ACTIVITY pack is comprised package place emergency splint PLACE SPLINT Reporte plastic film envelope polyester polyethylene polyurethane foam resin pouches problem PROJECT NUMBER REPORT NUMBER(S REPORT TITLE Research and Development RESEARCH LABORATORY WALTER resin system contained separator was withdrawn splint design splint for field splint pack straps TECHNICAL REPORT 6516 TOTAL NUMBER U. S. ARMY MEDICAL USAMBRL prototype users shall request Velcro weight bearing splint