A collection of items designed to be used for immobilizing a patient's extremities for use in any position, or when fractures or dislocations are suspected. A vacuum may be applied to allow the splint to be molded to fit body contour. It gives the patient a comfortable ride by supporting the injured extremity firmly, but without inward pressure. May include color-coded splints, duffle bag, carry/storage case, heavy duty vacuum pump, and other related items.
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