Foot Splint

A water moistened, sponge compression dressing, fabricated of an inner layer of open cell cellulose sponge material and an outer layer of a non-woven impregnated web of organic fibers that are permanently bonded to the inner layer. Item is impregnated with anti-fungal and anti-bacterial agent. It is designed to be used for emergency first aid treatment of injuries by cold compression, follow-up care to victims of sprains, shock, fractures, immobilization and protection of the areas, and other life-threatening conditions. May include hook-pile closures. For items that are not impregnated, see SPLINT, FOOT AND ANKLE.

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