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Bandaging

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Bandaging

  1. 1. Bandaging Almoez Mohammed Edress RN, BNS, MSN, Shaqra University 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  2. 2. BANDAGING Purposes:  Used to hold a dressing in place  Used to maintain pressure over a bleeding wound for hemorrhage control  Used to immobilize or support a limb  Occasionally used to maintain warmth  Can assist in controlling the shape of the stump by minimizing swelling 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  3. 3. BASIC ANCHOR  First few turns of the bandage  Usually secured at the smallest circumference of the part  Permanence of the application depends upon the security of the anchor 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  4. 4. CIRCULAR TURNS A part is encircled with each layer of bandage superimposed on the previous one.  Simplest of all the turns  Its use is limited to anchors and to parts of uniform width such as toe, neck and head. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  5. 5. SPIRAL TURNS  Begin with a circular turn, then proceed up the body part, with each turn covering twothirds the width of the preceding turn.  Reversal of the bandage can be done by holding the thumb of the left hand at the point where the roller is to be turned. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  6. 6. Spiral reverse turns  Begin with a circular turn. Then the bandage is reversed, or twisted, once each turn to accommodate a limb that gets larger as the bandaging progresses. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  7. 7. Figure of 8 Turn  Consists essentially of 2 spiral loops of bandage, one up and one down, crossing each other thus forming an 8.  used on a joint that requires movement. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  8. 8. Recurrent turns  Are anchored with circular turns and follow a back-and-forth motion, and are completed with circular turns; used to cover a fingertip, head, or amputated stump. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  9. 9. Binders  Are bandages made for specific body parts, usually the abdomen, perineal area, or arm (sling)  Abdominal binders:support the abdomen and are used following abdominal surgery or childbirth. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  10. 10.  Perineal binders, called T binders, are used to hold pads or dressings in the perineal area.  A sling: is a cloth support for an injured arm that wraps around the back of the neck to maintain the arm in a set position. 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ
  11. 11. Thank you for attention 2 February 2014 Us: MOEZ

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