Gibney boot


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boot

 [bo̳t]
an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.
Gibney boot an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basket-weave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of the foot and around the back of the leg.
Unna's paste boot a dressing for varicose ulcers, consisting of a paste made from gelatin, zinc oxide, and glycerin, which is applied to the entire leg, then covered with a spiral bandage, this in turn being given a coat of the paste; the process is repeated until satisfactory rigidity is attained.
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Gib·ney boot

(gib'nē),
adhesive tape treatment of a sprained ankle or similar condition, applied in a basket-weave fashion under the sole of the foot and around the back of the lower leg.
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Gib·ney boot

(gib'nē būt)
Adhesive tape treatment of a sprained ankle or similar condition, applied in a basket-weave fashion under the sole of the foot and around the back of the lower leg.
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Gibney,

Virgil P., U.S. orthopedist, 1847-1927.
Gibney bandage
Gibney boot - adhesive tape treatment of a sprained ankle.
Gibney disease
Gibney dressing
Gibney fixation bandage - herring bone strapping of the foot and leg for sprain of the ankle.
Gibney perispondylitis
Gibney strapping
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