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sling

 [sling]
a bandage or suspensory for supporting a part.
Applying an arm sling. From Lammon et al., 1995.

sling

(sling),
A supporting bandage or suspensory device; especially a loop suspended from the neck and supporting the flexed forearm.

sling

(slĭng)
n.
A supporting bandage or suspensory device, especially a loop suspended from the neck and supporting the flexed forearm.

sling

(sling)
A supporting bandage or suspensory device; especially a loop suspended from the neck and supporting the flexed forearm.

sling

A support, usually of folded cloth, to immobilize and rest the arm. Slings are used either as a first-aid measure or to place the arm in an appropriate position for the healing of a fractured collar bone (CLAVICLE). A sling may also be used to rest an arm which has sustained soft tissue injury or which is severely infected.
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On directives from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), one million of these infant slings are being recalled in the US and 15,000 are being recalled in Canada.
'All customers who have purchased Infantino SlingRider -- Burgundy floral infant slings (Manufacture number 751-613) must stop using it immediately and bring it back to the customer service desk at any Toys "R" Us store in the UAE for a full refund, said a company statement.
One million infant slings are being recalled in the US and another 15,000 in Canada.

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