Why have i not been given the correct treatment?

Patient

Q: I have got a cracked wrist bone, i have been to a and e but first of all they missed the crack, i went back and another doctor told me i had cracked it. but he only gave me a splint, i am not comfortable in this knowing that it is broken. is there any reason why i would only have a splint and not a cast? also would i be able to get a cast if i spoke to my doctor?

Symptoms:  Bruised, swelling, can't move fingers, cold fingers
Doctor

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