993.276.1: Splint, Colles, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.276.1: Splint, Colles.
Image No. 2888 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Colles adult wrist splint for left arm, size '1L' cut into surface.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.276.1
Collection: Orthopaedics
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 30 cm
  • Width: 12.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: For fractures through the lower end of the radius and ulna. The splint conforms to the shape of the forearm, and the hand is maintained in an abducted position.