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September 3, 1910

IMPROVISATION OF A ROLLER BANDAGE FROM A SQUARE OR HANDKERCHIEF BANDAGE

JAMA. 1910;55(10):857. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330100043015

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Abstract

In emergency cases in which a dressing or a splint is required it sometimes happens that a square or handkerchief bandage does not serve the purpose nearly as well as a roller bandage. The method here described is one by which a roller bandage may be made from a handkerchief very quickly and easily. It might seem that the improvised bandage would be too clumsy and weak; but if it is applied firmly and neatly it will be found to hold quite as snugly as a regular roller bandage.

The Cloth is first torn or cut as shown by the heavy lines in Figure 1. The first strip is then folded directly backward or downward, as far as to the point

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