A nonsplinting approach to the care of the thermally injured patient.

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The background and present elements of a nonsplinting approach to burn rehabilitation are presented. Traditionally most burned extremities were prophylactically splinted to prevent contracture, frequently resulting in patient dependence on the devices. Over the past 10 years a program of acute active exercise training, nonsplinting, independent activities… (More)

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@article{Schnebly1989ANA, title={A nonsplinting approach to the care of the thermally injured patient.}, author={W A Schnebly and Richard J. S. Ward and Glenn D. Warden and J. R. Saffle}, journal={The Journal of burn care & rehabilitation}, year={1989}, volume={10 3}, pages={263-6} }