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compression bandage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n compression bandage bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
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Usage

In literature:

The edges of the wound were cleansed, stitched, and a compress and bandage applied.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
She tore her scarf into strips and used it for compresses and bandages.
"The Border Legion" by Zane Grey
A pad or bandage applied directly to an injury to compress it.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
To arrest the latter, apply pressure by means of a compress and bandage.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
The compression is begun when a girl is six years old, and is accomplished with strong bandages.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
If one compress is not large enough to cover the entire wound, use the second bandage.
"The Plattsburg Manual" by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
To arrest the latter apply pressure by means of a compress and bandage.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
She had torn up all her spare clothing which could be of use to them for bandages and compresses.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
Accordingly, compresses were placed along the spine, and the body bandaged snugly.
"Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society" by Joseph Bradford Cox
After replacing the bones put the joint at rest with a large compress and bandage.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
To arrest the latter, apply pressure by means of a compress and bandage.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
M. M. Warm bath, cold bath, bandage of emplastrum de minio put on tight, so as to compress the part.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Another antiseptic washing and a compress of sterilized cotton bound on with surgical bandages completed the operation.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
A compress bandaged tightly in place may help to prevent swelling and discoloration.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
I saw my Fedosey Nikolaitch, his head bandaged up in a vinegar compress, frowning, sighing, and moaning.
"White Nights and Other Stories" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get me something for bandages and compresses, and bring cold water.
"The Front Yard" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Slight compression of the joint by a bandage is useful in promoting absorption of the fluid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

Wound care practitioners have been using multi-layer compression bandages for decades.
Dr Suzuki notes the introduction of a new Category I CPT code for the application of multi-layer compression bandages that are commercially available.
Atila Soran, director of UPMC's Lymphedema Education, Screening, Early Detection and Prevention Program, examines the compression bandage on Josie Grimm.
Bandages (compress and adhesive), gauze of various sizes.
Use a compression bandage to protect the wound and prevent swelling.
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