Bandages Types Purposes Complications Nursing Responsibilities

Bandages Types Purposes Complications Nursing Responsibilities Complications   Bandage Definition,Purposes of Bandages,General rules for applying Bandages,Signs and symptoms of affected circulation Signs and symptoms  all information about Bandages,mentioned Below

Bandages Types Purposes Complications Nursing Responsibilities

Definition of Bandages :-

• Bandages are a material it is made up of with cotton gauze, crape, elastic, etc…
• To cover retain dressings and splints in place,
• To protect a wound,
• To support as in sprain,
• To compress,
• To secure dressing,
• To immobilize in fracture plaster of Paris cast,
• To Control bleeding from wounds,
• To restrict movement,

Types of Bandages:-

• Triangular,
• Roller,
• Plaster,
• Adhesive,

Triangular Bandage (Handkerchief bandage):-

• This type of Bandage is used for emergency treatment and first aid,
• Head bandage,
• Sling,
Roller Bandage:-
• Circular,
• Spiral, Recurrent,
• It is made from plaster of Paris it immobilize fracture bone,
Adhesive plaster:-
• It used for fracture at Clavicle bone,

General rule for applying bandages:-

• Spiral reverse,
• Figure of eight,
• Reassure the casualty when you are applying before Bandage, explain clearly what are      you procedure going to do,
• Help the patient to lie down position are sitting, and comfortable position,
• Injured part should be supported well in you’re working  on it,
• Work from the front side of causality,
• Use sterile material and use aseptic technique,
• Cover the wound completely,
• Apply bandage firmly on dressing,
• Do not apply the bandage too tight it interfere or  decrease circulation,
• Do not apply the bandage too loose so that choice to dressing slips from the wounds,
• Use reef knots. Check for circulation:
• Check for circulation of Finger nail beds and Toe nail beds,
For More Information:-



Click Here How to Apply  Video Tutorial,

Signs and symptoms of affected circulation:-

• Tingling sensation,
• Lack of feeling in toes and fingers by causality,
• Toe and fingers become very cold,
• Toe and nail beds are usually blue or pale,
• Weak or absent pulse or weak injured part,


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