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Going home with your cast  
Abstract:  This handout explains cast care and skin care for a fiberglass cast. Included are instructions for showering and when to call the doctor.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1994, September 1, 2009
UWMC Availability:  Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center; Orthopedics/6SE; Special Procedure Unit/4S; 4S (Special Procedure Unit); 6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology)
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Musculoskeletal Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Skin; Self Care; Casts
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
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