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e·las·tic ban·dage

a bandage containing stretchable material; used to provide local compression.

elastic bandage

[ilas′tik]
Etymology: Gk, elaunein, to drive; Fr, bande, strip
a bandage of stretchable fabric that provides support and allows movement. Among its uses is application to swollen extremities, such as knees or wrists, varicose veins, and broken ribs.

e·las·tic ban·dage

(ĕ-las'tik ban'dăj)
A bandage containing stretchable material; used to exert local pressure.

elastic bandage

A bandage that can be stretched to exert continuous pressure. It usually is made of special weaves or of material containing rubber and is used on swollen extremities or joints, on the chest in empyema, on fractured ribs, or on the legs to support varicose veins.
See also: bandage
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Item Qty Per Kit NSN Qty Per Each NSN Iodine 10 packets 6505-00-148-7096 144 Field dressing 3 ea 6510-00-159-4883 1 Field compress 1 ea 6510-00-200-3075 1 Gauze bandage, 2 ea 6510-00-200-3185 12 3-in x 18-ft Triangle bandage, 1 ea 6510-00-201-1755 1 37-in x 37-in x 52-in Adhesive bandage 18 ea 6510-00-913-7909 300 3/4-in x 3-in Rolled elastic bandage, 1 ea 6510-00-935-5820 10 2-in x 12-ft Surgical tape, 3 ea 6510-01-060-1639 100 1-in x 54-in Petrolatum gauze, 3 ea 6510-01-112-6414 12 3-in x 36-in Surgical blade 1 ea 6515-00-754-0426 5 Scissors 1 pr 6515-00-935-7138 12 Exam glove 4 ea 6515-01-364-8554 100 Dental bag 1 ea 6520-00-926-9041 100 Eye dressing 1 ea 6545-00-853-6309 12 Case 1 ea 6545-00-113-3722 1