Femoral traction splint

Case discussion

Training resource kit


30 minutes

Group size

Suited to small group participation

Target audience

Emergency department medical and nursing clinicians


This resource kit provides clinicians with the knowledge for use including indications and contraindications for traction splint application in femoral fractures following injury.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the indications for femoral traction splint application
  • Recognise the complications associated with the use of femoral traction splints
  • Understand the process for application of a femoral traction splint


Facilitator Resource Kit - PDF

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Last updated

3 February 2022