Clavicle Splint: Figure 8 Cravat
ďDudeĒ in obvious discomfort. Check distal CSM on
the injured side.
Start by tying two cravats together with a square not.
Put the knot in the center of the patientís back and run one
end of the cravat in front of the patientís right arm.
Run the other end of the cravat under and then over the
patientís left arm.
Tie the two ends of the cravats together with another square
knot. As you pull them together, youíre pulling the clavicles
back into position and splinting the injury.
Notice how the shoulders are lifted back and away re-seating
Finish the splint by tying off the two cravats. Try to get them
away from the center of the shoulder, but itís a given that
this person will be riding the toboggan down in a chaise
lounge. Check distal CSM on the injured side once again.