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plaster bandage

plaster bandage in Medicine

plaster bandage n.
A roller bandage impregnated with plaster of Paris and applied moist to make a rigid dressing for a fracture or a diseased joint.

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  • In the majority of instances the plaster bandage should remain on from two to four weeks.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • The doctor dressed the limb with a dilution of carbolic acid and fixed it in a plaster bandage.

    Recollections David Christie Murray

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