Esmarch bandage


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Es·march ban·dage

(es'mark),
a rubber tourniquet that is wrapped around an extremity from distal to proximal before starting a surgical procedure to exsanguinate the limb before the inflation of a proximally placed pneumatic tourniquet.

Es·march ban·dage

(es'mark bandăj)
Rubber tourniquet that is wrapped around an extremity from distal to proximal before starting a surgical procedure to exsanguinate the limb before the inflation of a proximally placed pneumatic tourniquet.

Esmarch,

Johann F.A. von, German surgeon, 1823-1908.
Esmarch bandage - Synonym(s): Esmarch tourniquet
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Esmarch tourniquet - a narrow hard rubber tourniquet with a chain fastener. Synonym(s): Esmarch bandage
Esmarch tube

Esmarch bandage

latex strip wound down a digit, foot or limb from distal to proximal and secured around the base of the toe/ankle/knee to exsanguinate the part, and minimize bleeding during surgery (see tourniquet)