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How to use first aid bandages correctly


Roll bandages have different specifications and can be used for bandaging different parts of the body, such as fingers, wrists, upper and lower limbs. Ordinary bandages are good for the absorption of wound exudates, and high elastic bandages are suitable for the bandaging of joint injuries. One end is rolled up for a single headband, two ends are rolled up at the same time for a double headband, and the two ends of the bandage are cut with scissors.Bandages are widely used in emergency kits.

Bandage the wound, the purpose is to fix the gauze covering the wound, and has the effect of pressure hemostasis, but also can protect the affected area.

Several methods of bandaging

Ring dressing

This method is the most basic method of various first aid bandages, this method is used for the beginning and end of bandages, and is also used for the wrist and the parts of the body that are equal in thickness.

Operation steps:

1. Cover the wound with sterile or clean dressing and fix the dressing.

2, open the bandage, the first circle around slightly oblique, roughly inclined 45 degrees; And the first ring oblique corner pressed into the ring ring around the second circle.

3, pressure around the body 4-5 times, each circle to cover the previous circle, bandage wrapping range beyond the edge of accessories.

4. Finally, the excess of the bandage is cut off and fixed with adhesive tape. The end of the bandage can also be cut into two strips from the center and then tied.

Screw dressing

This method is mostly used for the limbs and trunk of the same thickness.

Operation steps:

1. Cover the wound with sterile or clean dressing and fix the dressing.

2. first press the ring method to wrap two circles.

3. From the third circle, wrap each circle to cover the front circle by one-third or half in a spiral shape.

4. End with a ring wrap.

Note: Apply uniform force when bandaging, and tie firmly from the inside out. The dressing covering the wound should be completely covered when the dressing is completed.You can see bandages in the first aid kit.

Matters needing attention

Before the use of medical bandages, we must pay attention to the patient's injury, in the medical bandage precautions, the patient's injury site does not have the possibility of swelling can be used. During operation, because some special adhesive bandages will adhere to the bare skin or clothes, medical personnel must wear protective gloves when operating to avoid bandages adhering to the hands of medical personnel. Some bandages in use will produce some heat, patients may feel unadapted, the more layers of this bandage wrapped, the greater the heat, so according to the adaptability of patients, choose the appropriate dressing method. Be sure to shape patients, do not wet medical bandages, bandages in the wet case for a long time, has been wrapped in the skin, will lead to skin adaptation, uncomfortable. Medical personnel in the patient bandaging, first with a cotton fabric on the patient bandaging part of the foil, and then around the patient parts easily worn parts bandage some cotton fabric foil. According to the patient's injury conditions, the use of medical bandages should be reasonably applied, and corresponding measures should be taken for spiral wrapping. For each circle of wrapping, the bandage width of the overlapping part of the bandage should be controlled within 1/3 of the width, and the bandage should be tightly wrapped, but not forced to wrap, and the triangular bandage should be smoothed during wrapping to keep the bandage smooth. So that each layer of bandages can be better supported, can be glued together. According to the patient's injury, the appropriate medical bandage application method can be selected to effectively bandage the patient's injury site, and after the bandage is finished, the patient is asked to review the time for review.

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