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Related to Scultetus binder: Scultetus bandage
Etymology: Johann Schultes, German surgeon, 1595-1645
a many-tailed binder or bandage with an attached central piece. The tails are overlapped. The last two, tied or pinned, act to secure the others. A Scultetus binder may be opened or removed without moving the bandaged part of the body. Also called Scultetus bandage.
A many-tailed binder or bandage wrapped in a succession of interlocking, overlapping bands and originally used to enclose a splint against a fractured extremity but now used without the splint or impregnated as a supporting bandage of the abdomen or lower extremity. The binder holds dressings in place and supports abdominal muscles postoperatively.
See also: Scultetus, Johannes
Scultetus,(originally Schultes), Johann, German surgeon, 1595-1645.
Scultetus bandage - applied to the thorax or abdomen. Synonym(s): many-tailed bandage
Scultetus position - supine position on an inclined plane, with head low.