Plaster cast or backslab care instructions for patients and their carersThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Plaster cast or backslab care instructions for patients and their carers (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: This fact sheet explains how to care for your child in a cast at home. Please read the following instructions carefully. If you have any questions or problems, please see your GP or go to the Emergency Department of your nearest hospital.
Organisation: Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Publishing date: July 2014
Last reviewed: September 2018
Target audience: General
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