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Orthopedic cast - Wikipedia

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An orthopedic cast, body cast, plaster cast, or surgical cast, is a shell, frequently made from ... Plaster of Paris is calcined gypsum (roasted gypsum), ground to a fine powder by milling. When wat...

Plaster of Paris: Past, present and future

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Oct 16, 2013 ... No other object is as closely associated with the branch of orthopaedics as Plaster of Paris or POP as we commonly call it. Orthopaedicians ...

What is the origin of the term 'Plaster Of Paris'? Was it invented in ...

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Plaster of Paris is called so because it's properties of quickly setting in shape of mould were first discovered in Paris. It also expands a little during the setting ...

plaster of paris | Britannica.com

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Apr 30, 2015 ... Plaster of paris, quick-setting gypsum plaster consisting of a fine white powder ( calcium sulfate hemihydrate), which hardens when moistened ...

Plaster of Paris History | eHow

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Variations on plaster of Paris have been used for millenia in construction, ... The invention of the plaster bandage can be attributed to an Arabic doctor and is ...

History of the Cast - Hankering for History

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Jul 19, 2012 ... The last cast in use before the invention of the modern cast was constructed of ... While plaster of Paris cast were ideal for the healing process, ...

The Plaster of Paris Bandage: Its Invention by Antonius Mathijsen ...

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The Plaster of Paris Bandage: Its Invention by Antonius Mathijsen and Its First Applications. Two Facsimiles (1852 and 1854). Antonius Mathijsen. Introduction bij ...

A Short History of Plaster Casts | Cornell Collection of Antiquities

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Since antiquity, plaster has been used to replicate art works, in particular ... Drawing class in the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Paris ... The idea of artistic genius and originality appears as an invention of the 19th century.

Everyday Chemistry - Looking back at Plaster of Paris

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We have all seen a plaster cast some time or the other. They help people who have had accidents and broken their bones to get better quickly. The same ...

Plaster of Paris | Define Plaster of Paris at Dictionary.com

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Plaster of Paris definition, calcined gypsum in white, powdery form, used as a base for gypsum plasters, as an additive of lime plasters, and as a material for ...