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Why Plaster of Paris?

Plaster of Paris, a highly compliant material, is often overlooked in the splinting of hand patients. This article enumerates the advantages of plaster of Paris and illustrates it's application in specific clinical situations. This information is intended to encourage therapists to introduce plaster of Paris more readily into their treatment armamentarium as a means of accomplishing tissue change... View Complete Article

Journal of Hand Therapy, Vol. 15, Issue 2, p144-157, April-June 2002


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