removable rigid dressing

removable rigid dressing

a dressing similar to a cast, used to encase the stump of an amputated limb. It is usually applied to permit the fitting of a temporary prosthesis so that ambulation can begin soon after surgery.
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Both were randomized controlled trials comparing the effectiveness of removable rigid dressing and traditional elastic bandages in reducing residual limb volume in persons with transtibial amputation, with circumference measurements taken at baseline and 2 and 4 weeks postamputation.
They compared standard residual limb care using a removable rigid dressing (control group) with an experimental condition consisting of removable rigid dressing + a polymer gel sock [21].
Comparison of removable rigid dressing and elastic bandage in reducing the residual limb volume of below knee amputees.
An innovative removable rigid dressing technique for below-the-knee amputation.
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