amputation-stump bandage


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amputation-stump bandage

an elastic figure-eight bandage applied to cover the residual limb after an amputation. It helps control edema and shape the remaining portion of the limb.
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Amputation-stump bandaging for above-the-knee residual limb

amputation-stump bandage

An elastic bandage applied to an amputation stump to control postoperative edema and to shape the stump. The elastic bandage is applied in a recurrent or figure-of-eight fashion with more pressure applied to the distal, rather than the proximal, portion of the limb.
See also: bandage