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AAHS 2015: Waterproof cast liners reduce sweat, odor, and more preferred by patients

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February 2015

AAHS 2015: Waterproof cast liners reduce sweat, odor, and more preferred by patients

Vol: 4| Issue: 2| Number:41| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Randomized Crossover Study On The Comparison Of Cotton Vs Waterproof Cast Liners

Contributing Authors:
PT Guillen CB Fuller MD Wongworawat BB Riedel

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20 patients requiring casting for upper extremity injuries were randomized to receive either a waterproof liner or cotton liner in a fiberglass cast. Halfway through the treatment period, patients crossed-over and were treated with the other liner type. This study aimed to compare variables of comfort, skin condition, and patient preference between liner types. Results from this trial indicate tha...

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