Bandages, Casting, Plaster
Definition : Casting bandages made of plaster. These bandages consist of a combination of a fabric (e.g., cotton gauze) coated with wet calcium sulfate hemihydrates (plaster) that becomes a rigid orthopedic cast when dry. Plaster bandages are used to immobilize the limbs in the management of fractures and sprains.
Entry Terms : "Plaster Bandages" , "Plaster of Paris Bandages" , "Plaster Gauze Bandages" , "Bandages, Plaster"
UMDC code : 25171