Velcro

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Velcro™

A proprietary material widely used to close or fasten things together, usually fabrics.
 
Medspeak
A popular term for family, friends, pub mates and/or various others who brought a patient into A&E/ER and “adhere” (i.e., “Velcro-like”) to him or her, despite the care team’s need to treat the patient without input from the accompanying party.
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* Simple configuration with hook and loop fasteners for quick and easy securing of the patient's arms.
Helmet parts are also available, including covers, pads, straps, hook and loop fasteners (hook disks), mounting hardware and more.
Patches and tabs are affixed to the uniform with VELCRO[R] brand hook and loop fasteners to give the wearer more flexibility and to save the soldier money and time, Myhre said.