When applying an improvised splint to a fractured lower limb, the joint
_________________ should be immobilized.
a. Above the fracture site.
Above the fracture site and the joint below the fracture site.
When bending the prongs (sharp ends) of the wire ladder splint, the prongs should
be bent _____________ the flat side of the wire ladder splint.
a. Away from.
A(n) ____________________ or _______________________ splint is made of a
flat piece of aluminum about three feet long and about 4.5 inches wide covered by
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