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Bandages and binders

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List some reasons a client would use bandages and binders. 1. support of limb, joint, wound, incision 2. hold dressing, splint, cold/ warm pack in place or hold pad for drainage 3. immobilize or maintain a joint 4. provide compression, promote venous return prevent edema 5. shape stump before prosthetic
List the types of applications figure eight, spiral, spiral-reverse, circular, recurrent
List different types of bandages roller bandage, kerlex, stretch-net bandages, antiembolsim stockings (TEDS)
true or false The nurse must apply the stockings before the client gets out of bed or after the client been lying down for a while. state the rationale true at least 15 minutes prevents pooling of fluids or blood in the legs, which increases the pressure from the stockings and alters their effects.
What is the PCD machine used for To provide alternating pressure to the legs. they support circulation and are used primarily for clients immediately after surgery and for those with circulatory disorders
List the 3 PCD Machines PCD , SCD, ISCD
A wide flat piece of fabric that is applied to support a specific body part or to hold a dressing in place binders
List the 4 binders that can be used arm sling, t-binder, breast binder, and abdominal binder
How do you apply an elastic bandage applied with compression on the most distal point of the limb, with pressure gradually decreasing as the bandage is applied, moving up the limb.
Why would you use hypoallergenic tape? holds a clients dressing in place, supports ankles, fractured ribs or fractured toes and allows ventilation and helps to prevent skin maceration
list why you would use montgomery straps? if frequent dressing changes are needed and helps prevent skin irritation
What is the formal term for evaluating the status of an extremity encased in a bandage or a cast. PNA Peripheral neurovascular assessment
What does CMS-ET stand for and describe it color, motion, sensation, edema and temperature
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