stockinet


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stockinet

(stŏk″ĭ-nĕt′)
A tubular woven material of uniform size that is open at both ends. It is used to hold bandages in place or to place uniform protection on a leg, finger, arm, or other part of an extremity, or to line a cast. A variant is termed “bias” stockinet and comes in a roll of different widths.

stockinet

closely woven cotton material used extensively by surgeons mostly in the form of cylinders (e.g. Tubegauze) as a draping technique for surgery, as an undercoat for a plaster cast and as a means of keeping dressings in place on a limb.
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Additionally, families must be assessed for financial assistance in providing properly fitting shoes and stockinets in relation to their child's growth rates.