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  • 1) Applies, adjusts, and removes casts, assembles traction apparatus, and fits strappings and splints for orthopedic patients according to medical staff instructions, using handtools: Covers injured areas with specified protective materials, such as stockinette bandages, gauze, or rubber pads, preparatory to cast application.

  • 2) Wets, wraps, and molds plaster bandages around area of fracture.

  • 3) Trims plaster, using electric cutter.

  • 4) Removes whole and broken casts and alters position of cast to change setting of patient's limb or body part as directed.

  • 5) Assembles wooden, metal, plastic, or plaster material to make orthopedic splints, using handtools.

  • 6) Rigs pulleys, ropes, and frames to assemble fracture beds, using handtools.

  • 7) Attaches traction supports to patient's limb and adjusts support to specified tension.

  • 8) Assembles exercise frames, using handtools.

  • 9) Adjusts crutches and canes to fit patient.

  • 10) Instructs patients in care of and assists patients in walking with casts, braces, and crutches.


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