Definition : Bandages mainly designed to hold dressings or small devices (i.e., intravenous catheters, splints) in place. These bandages can be nonelastic or elastic and conform to body contours. Retention bandages may be covered with an adherent substance, but they are not intended to support or compress a body part.
Entry Terms : "Retention Bandages" , "Conforming/Retention Bandages" , "Conforming Bandages" , "Bandages, Self-Adherent"
UMDC code : 25161