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Bandages

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What are the 6 reasons for bandages? Protect, support, compression, immobilization, strapping/securing, promote wound healing
Stop bleeding and prevent swelling: Compression
What are the bandage layers: Primary, secondary, tertiary
Contact layer adherent & non adherent : Primary layer
Intermediate/ padded layer: Secondary layer
Holding/protective layer: Tertiary layer
Surgical tape or vetwrap would be used for what layer? Tertiary
___ layer is used for debridement, administer medication, transmit exudate Primary
3 types of adherents: Wet/wet, wet/dry, dry/dry
Adherents typically used for burns: wet/dry
___ has a lack of wound debridement and used for semi dry exudate wet/wet
__ is used for loose necrotic tissue dry/dry
___ and __ are used to loosen/rehydrate wet/wet adherents *saline *chlorhex
__ bandages promote moist wound care /natural debridement non adherent
Non adherent can be either ___ or ____ non-semi-occlusive or occlusive
Allows air /moisture and are used for large amounts of exudate : Semi-occlusive
Impermeable to moisture promotes epithelialization: Occlusive
Semi-occlusive bandages are changed every ___ days 1-3 days
Occlusive bandages are changed every___ days 4-7 days
___ and __ are used for for ___ wounds and require a protective bandage *telpha pads *gauze *closed wounds
The __ layer is always absorbent and uses ___ padding and ___ secondary layer *cast padding *rolled cotton
___ are used for fx below the the stifle or elbow Robert jones
Robert jones are used primarily for ___ limb fx distal
Robert jones bandages are not indicated for __ or ___ fx humeral or femoral
Non occlusive Protective layer used to immobilize and is permeable to moisture : tertiary
Elasticon, vetwrap and water proof tape are all used for the __ layer tertiary
__ is most commonly used for slings elasticon
Steps for bandage placement: * apply anchor/stirrup tape *apply primary/contact tape *apply secondary/padded layer *apply tertiary/gauze layer *apply splint *Reflect/twis tape stirrups to gauze *apply tertiary/protective layer
A bandage must be applied above the __ and to the toes leaving the ___ exposed *elbow *2 middle toes exposed
__- provide minimal support but help to reduce swelling modified Robert jones
Gauze and vetwrap must be applied using a __ overlap 50%
Splints are applied after the __ layer and to the ___ aspect of the limb *gauze layer *caudal
Types of slints: Preformed/ aluminum/ plastic-thermoplastic
Preformed/plastic splints are also known as ___ splints and are applied to the __ aspect *quick splint *lateral aspect
Splints use ___ bandages modified Robert jones
Casts Immobilize/stabile fx distal to the ___ and ___ elbow and stifle
___ padding is used for casts minimal
Bivalved cast: cut in half
Abdominal/chest bandages are places for ___ hrs and no more than __hrs *1-2hrs *4hrs
___slings are used after hip luxation to hold in place Ehmer slings
___ slings are used after distal femoral fx with min padding and __” tape 90-90 flexion *2”
___ slings hold flexed forelimbs against chest for shoulder/scapular treatments Velpeal sling
___ are for non weight bearing forelimbs and use 1” tape in a ___ pattern *carpal flexion sling *figure eight
___ prevent abduction of limbs and maintain at a equal distance to the width of the pelvis(pelvic Fx) Hobbles
Bandage ___ care is necessary and ___ change is mandatory *daily *weekly
Created by: brit_2112
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