Big Nappy Wrap

Last updated 10.08.13

 

Definition

-  Application of sheet (or similar) to stabilise pelvis

 

Features

-  Second best alternative when SAM Pelvic Splint or other pelvic binder is not available

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Indications

Pelvic trauma

- Pelvic fracture

 

Procedure

- Patient position stable

- Fold sheet length ways to around 30cm+/- wide

- Place sheet underneath pelvis, elevate legs as needed

-  Centre sheets over greater trochanters

 

 

 

 

References

 

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