When dealing with an open fracture, the first consideration is to control the bleeding, after which the site can be wrapped without cutting off circulation. Discover how to make a splint to make the patient more comfortable with help from an emergency medical technician in this free video on treating open fractures.
Expert: Rebecca Boutin
Bio: Rebecca Boutin has worked for the city of Westfield, Mass. as an emergency medical technician, paramedic and firefighter since 1999.
Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso