Plaster of Paris bandage - definition of Plaster of Paris bandage by The Free Dictionary
Plaster of Paris bandage
|(Surg.) ||a bandage saturated with a paste of plaster of Paris, which on drying forms a perfectly fitting splint.|
See also: Plaster
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive
Paul said: "The body is cast using Modroc (a Plaster of Paris bandage
) and then cast with fibreglass in the required position, and the whole thing is assembled and dressed in the appropriate clothes and accessories."
Treatment has centered on application of splint, plaster of paris bandage
or fiber glass cast with varied success (Cihan et al., 2004).
Plaster of paris bandage
is still the most common material used for immobilization of injured limbs.