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Related to Scultetus binder: 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
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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.
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