Plaster of Paris
This chapter presents plaster of Paris (POP) historically, its uses in orthopedics, and its various types as seen today with its common mistakes in application in children and adults and complications seen along with its aftercare.
KeywordsTypes of POP Fiberglass Casts Slab Cast syndrome Complications
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