Splints in Occupational Therapy: Types & Uses


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There are four different reasons a splint may be put into use for a client, select which option is NOT correct.

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1. The condition called de Quervain tenosynovitis calls for which type of splinting?

2. A cone splint or spasticity splint will most commonly be used for _____.

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Work through the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about splints in occupational therapy. Types of splinting and their uses are topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • How a cone splint will be used
  • Splint used for patients that have sustained a burn injury
  • The splint used for Quervain tenosynovitis
  • Why splints are used

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of splints
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on splints
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the type of splinting used for Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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  • The meaning of splint
  • Conditions treated with splints
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