Techniques for bandaging certain body parts with a bandage and a triangular scarf
Bandaging is a very important medical-technical measure in providing first aid for open and closed injuries.
The basic material used in bandaging includes: bandage, gauze, cotton wool and cloth pendants. It must be sterile, light, soft and made of a material that absorbs secretions from wounds, blood and pus.
The most common types of windings of the helical path are:
- Circular – used to start bending on the trunk and free parts of the upper and lower limbs, and the windings completely cover the previous ones
- Snake-shaped – tighten the parts of the bend, while the coil does not touch the previous one;
- Spiral – serves for the final strengthening and bending of the extremities;
- Turtle bandage – starts with a circular bandage, and the next coils are placed alternately above and below the bandage (elbow, knee and foot) ;
- “Eight” bandage – the strips are crossed in the shape of the number 8 and placed on the joints and parts of the body: shoulder, fist, hip, foot.