Respiratory Splinting: Definition & Techniques


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Splinting is when you stop a body part from moving because it may cause _____ or _____?

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1. What are two forms of improper splinting?

2. What are the two primary forms of proper splinting that can be performed by the patient or healthcare worker?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and quiz to discover how much you know about respiratory splinting. Forms of improper splinting and proper splinting are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on:

  • How internal splinting works with the use of positive pressure created by a ventilator
  • Two forms of open external splinting
  • The two forms of improper splinting
  • How splinting works

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - retrieve the details you gained about the two primary forms of proper splinting
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on respiratory splinting
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how splinting works and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Respiratory Splinting: Definition & Techniques is a lesson you can access when you're ready to keep learning about:

  • Steps in the respiratory cycle
  • Splinting techniques
  • How external splinting works