Some form of splint and a Bier's bandage are valuable adjuncts.
When an arm is put in a splint, hang the hand and forearm in a sling.
In the more serious cases the injured joint should be fixed in a splint before bandaging.
Then the splint burst into flame as voices were heard inquiring what it all meant.
A minute later Farney was lying on a stretcher, and the splint was being taken off.
There were three straight chairs and a rocking chair with splint bottoms.
He was sitting in a splint rocking-chair, with his legs elevated and stretched across his office table.
Do not attempt to tear the splint, for it will not tear evenly.
The elbow must be fixed by a splint as recommended for dislocation of the joint (p. 128).
Let us tie the bone to a splint of wood with it, and the wing may heal.
c.1300, "plate of armor," probably from Middle Low German splinte, splente "thin piece of iron," related to Middle Dutch splinte "splint," probably ultimately from PIE *(s)plei- "to split, splice" (see flint). Cognate with Danish splint "splinter," Swedish splint "wooden peg, wedge." Meaning "slender flexible slip of wood" is recorded from early 14c.; specific surgical sense is attested from c.1400.
A rigid device used to prevent motion of a joint or of the ends of a fractured bone.
A dental appliance put on the teeth to protect them from grinding or from moving out of place.