... as assistance to adapt to permanent disability or long-term treatment make great demands on the nurse in this situation. ... The skin is protected from plaster of Paris, usually by a layer of stockinet and a layer of cotton wool. ... The edges must be smoothed off in such a way that the plaster does not crumble and slide down into the cast, causing friction. ... hand as a result of occlusion of the brachial artery.
|Title||:||General Nursing - Medical and Surgical Textbook|
|Author||:||M.J. Viljoen, L.R. Uys|
|Publisher||:||Pearson South Africa - 1988|