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Survival Skills: How to Make A Mud Cast in 4 Steps

Photo by Rick Pyle A stick-and-mud cast, for emergencies A broken wrist or a fractured forearm may not be a killer, but those conditions can prove excruciatingly painful, and pose major impediments in the field. As I learned at a recent disaster medicine class, taught by Rick Pyle of American Medical Preparedness, these injuries need to be stabilized and supported to reduce pain and limit further damage.
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