Knee Splinting Techniques


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Which of the following injuries is LEAST likely to require a knee splint?

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1. David is trying to apply a splint to his friend's severely injured knee. What position should his friend's knee be in when the splint is applied?

2. You just applied a knee splint to a person's injured leg, and you remembered that you should check the pulse in his leg frequently. Where do you check for a pulse in the injured leg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet measure your knowledge of knee splinting techniques. Among other topics, this quiz requires you to know how a knee splint is applied.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Injuries that require a knee splint
  • The position of the knee when applying a splint
  • Where to check for a pulse in an injured leg
  • A knee splint commonly used in medical facilities like hospitals
  • What can be used for a temporary knee splint

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the kinds of injuries that require a knee splint
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about how to position the knee when applying a splint
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a type of knee splint often used in medical facilities and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Knee Splinting Techniques. Here's a quick glance at what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • An overview of injuries that require knee splints
  • Different splinting techniques
  • Knee anatomy