Advice for Patient who had undergone application of Plaster Cast
Please follow the Doctor's instructions carefully.
Do not wet, cut, heat, or otherwise interfere with the Plaster Cast.
Please observe, seek advice and report:-
If it cracks, becomes loose or uncomfortable.
If there is any pain.
If there is discharge.
If the fingers or toes become numb or difficult to move.
if the fingers or toes become swollen or turn blue (cyanos).
The plaster cast
may feel tight for sometime after application.
This can usually be relieved by lying down and elevating the arm
or leg on a pillow or constantly exercise all moving joints.