"Casts, Surgical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Dressings made of fiberglass, plastic, or bandage impregnated with plaster of paris used for immobilization of various parts of the body in cases of fractures, dislocations, and infected wounds. In comparison with plaster casts, casts made of fiberglass or plastic are lightweight, radiolucent, able to withstand moisture, and less rigid.
- Plastic Casts
- Cast, Plastic
- Casts, Plastic
- Plastic Cast
- Plaster Casts
- Cast, Plaster
- Casts, Plaster
- Plaster Cast
- Fiberglass Casts
- Cast, Fiberglass
- Casts, Fiberglass
- Fiberglass Cast
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Casts, Surgical".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Casts, Surgical".
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