Isopropyl Alcohol Poisoning from Cast Application

Krieg, James C.
September 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 9, p1998
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of complications which can result form the use of casts in the treatment of fracture. The case of a three and a half year old boy who presented to physicians with pain in his left thigh after having an accident in a shopping cart, was diagnosed with and treated with a cast for a spiral fracture of his left femoral shaft, and developed isopropyl alcohol poisoning as a result of the cast, is presented


Related Articles

  • Internal and External Fixation of Olecranon Fracture in a Dog. Nayak, Sadananda; Behera, Sidhartha Sankar; Deshmukh, D. V. // Intas Polivet;jul-dec2012, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p388 

    A four year old mongrel dog with complete and oblique fracture of olecranon on right forelimb was presented for treatment. The fractured site was brought in close apposition manually and then immobilised by intramedullary pinning (internal fixation) technique. The whole limb was immobilized by...

  • The relationship between profit and risk, and the side effects of the orthopaedic treatment. Blay, G. Le // Scoliosis (17487161);2009 Supplement 2, Vol. 4, Special section p1 

    Background The orthopaedic treatment by thermoformed material is often a long treatment process, and although there is not a contraindication in this type of treatment, there are many known side effects. It is important to present to the patient the framework of the information about the...

  • EFFICACY OF PLASTER CASTING VERSUS EXTERNAL FIXATION IN COMMINUTED DISTAL RADIUS FRACTURES. Ismatullah // JPMI: Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute;2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p311 

    Objective: To compare the outcomes of plaster casting and external fixation in comminuted distal radius fractures. Methodology: This prospective study was conducted at District Headquarter Teaching Hospital and Khalifa Gul Nawaz Teaching Hospital Bannu from February 2009 to September 2010. A...

  • Comparative Effectiveness of Plaster of paris and Fibre Glass casts in the Management of Long Bone Fractures in Caprines. Avasthi, H. A.; Patel, P. B.; Patel, J. B.; Patel, T. P.; Gami, M. S. // Intas Polivet;jul-dec2012, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p371 

    Caprines suffering from long bone fractures were immobilized by plaster of paris and fiber glass cast. Fiber glass cast as external immobilizing technique was considered as a better orthopedic modality than plaster of paris as it provide rigid fixation, light weight, less time consuming and less...

  • How to care for your cast.  // American Family Physician;9/15/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p1120 

    Focuses on the care of orthopedic plaster casts. Importance of the cast to healing of the injured area; Types and causes of pain that may be encountered while the cast is on; Management of itchiness of the skin beneath the cast.

  • Casting call.  // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan94, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p22 

    Features the Gore Cast Liner from the makers of Gore-Tex sports clothes. Waterproof and breathable lining; Polytetrafluoroethylene material; Comparison with the usual casts.

  • Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Summer91, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p84 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Biomechanical Effects of Rockers on Walking in Plaster Cast,' by M.G. Hullin and J.E. Robb published in the `Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.'

  • Clean Breaks. Karl, Lisa Musolf // Parenting;Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p31 

    Recommends the waterproof cast liner for children from the makers of Gore-Tex. How the product prevents the child from being wet; Warranty.

  • Waterproof cast makes a splash. Gordon, Mary Ebbitt // Self;Aug98, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p50 

    Presents information on a cast liner for persons with fractures, which keeps casts from getting wet. What the liner is made of; Reference to a study carried out on 337 patients on how well the cast works; Cost of the liner.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics