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Module 3: Dan is a 36-year-old man who sustained a crush injury to his left hand in an accident at work. Due to the complexity of his injuries, he must be immobilized for 10 weeks. What type of splint would be best to position Dan’s hand during this immobilization period?
Resting hand splint
Cone splint
MCP blocking splint
Intrinsic plus resting splint

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Intrinsic plus resting splint. This type of splint positions the hand with the MCP joints in 90 degrees of flexion and the IPs in full extension. The hand recovers quickly when immobilized in this position, even if immobilization is over a long period of time.

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