An item which is used as a component part of a SPLINT KIT, EXTREMITY, IMMOBILIZATION. It comes in different shapes, sizes, and each piece is color coded and chemical resistant. A vacuum may be applied to the splint to fit body contour. Item is designed for immobilizing a patient's extremities in any position when fractures or dislocations are involved.
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