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Ideas That Work: No Pulls
Smooth Casts
OSD Staff
Publish Date: January 7, 2015   |  Tags:   Ideas That Work
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No Pulls
Smooth Casts

Here are 2 ways to smooth a fiberglass cast so that no rough edges catch on clothes:

  • Put soap on your gloves and rub all over the cast as it is drying
  • Wrap an Ace bandage around the cast. This helps the cast to dry, and the soft cloth attaches to any rough edges.

Charlie Keeling, RN
Durango Outpatient Surgery Center
Las Vegas, Nev.
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