air splint

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air splint

n.
An inflatable cylinder used to immobilize fractured or injured limbs to promote healing.
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The inshore lifeboat reached the woman with pain-killing gas and an inflatable splint before she was transferred to the all-weather craft and taken to Wansbeck Hospital at 6.30am.
Wesolowski was carted off to the local infirmary shortly before half time with his right leg in an inflatable splint. How long his broken limb will take to repair is anyone's guess but his hopes of breaking into the first team this season might already be damaged beyond all repair.