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Half-shell plaster cast, 16 Hamate, 48f

Hand anatomy, 47-72. See also

Anatomy Hand casting, 615-628 materials for, 616-617, 618f matrix method of, 620-621, 620f, 621f precautions for, 618 preparation for, 618-619 Hand fisting in child, 483t Hand mold, 615-628 materials for, 616-617, 618f negative brush-on method of, 621-622, 621f, 622f matrix method of, 620-621, 620f, 621f plaster bandage method of, 622-623, 624f, 625f of positive mold dental acrylic for, 626-628, 627f plaster for, 624-626, 625f, 626f precautions for, 618 preparation for, 618-619 Hand Therapy Certification

Commission, 26-27 Hand volumeter, 102f, 150 Handle, tool, 242 Hansen's Disease Center, 20-21 Harness for prosthesis, 611, 611f Hazard Communication Standard, 243

Healing, 87, 88f biomechanics of, 111-112 of bone and cartilage, 90, 91f general characteristics of, 87, 88f inflammation and, 87, 89 of nerves, 90-91, 93f splinting effects on, 95-97, 97f of tendons, 90, 92f Heat dry, 240-241 safe use of, 241-242 thermoplastics and, 574, 574f wet, 240, 240f Heat gun, 485 Heat pan, 240

High-profile outrigger, 203-205 High-temperature material, 15, 16 contour and, 177 edges of, 244 Hippocrates, 5f History of splinting, 3-43 hand centers and, 25-26 illustrations of splints, 31f-35f infection and, 7

medical advances in, 10-13, 12f, 13f

History of splinting (Continued) poliomyelitis and, 7-9, 8f, 9f political conflict and wars in, 9-10

publications in, 27-28 scientific advances and, 18-21 seminars and educational courses in, 26

summary of, 28, 32, 35-39 technologic advances in, 13-18, 14f, 15f, 19f Holes in splint, 255 Hook for prosthesis, 609-610, 609f Humerus, 352 anatomy of, 72-73 bony landmarks of, 73f fracture of, 474, 474f, 475f Humerus bar, 134-135, 135f Humerus splint, 392-393, 393f Hydraulic dynamometer, 153-154, 154f

Hydrocollator, 240 Hyperextension, of elbow, 473 Hypothenar bar, 135, 135f Hypothenar eminence, 56

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