Definition of Plaster bandage

1. Noun. Bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal.

Exact synonyms: Cast, Plaster Cast
Generic synonyms: Bandage, Patch



Medical Definition of Plaster bandage

1. A roller bandage impregnated with plaster of Paris and applied moist; used to make a rigid dressing for a fracture or diseased joint. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plaster Bandage

plasmons
plasmorrhexis
plasmoschisis
plasmosin
plasmotomy
plasmotropic
plasmotropism
plasmotype
plasmozyme
plasms
plast
plaste
plastein
plaster
plaster bandage (current term)
plaster cast
plaster casts
plaster of Paris
plaster of Paris disease
plaster over
plaster saint
plaster splint
plasterboard
plasterboarded
plasterboarding
plasterboards
plastered
plasterer
plasterer's float

Literary usage of Plaster bandage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science and Art of Surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Marcus Beck (1884)
"The simple plaster-bandage is thus applied. A coarse muslin-bandage is first prepared by rubbing ... A prepared plaster-bandage is then placed, end upwards, ..."

2. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"Three or at most four thicknesses of this plaster-bandage suffice to give the ... After many comparisons with other modes of applying the plaster-bandage, ..."

3. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Vickers T. Atkinson, William Dickson, William Heyser Harbaugh, James Law, John Robbins Mohler, William Herbert Lowe, A. J. Murray, Leonard Pearson, Brayton Howard Ransom, Milton R. Trumbower, Richard West Hickma (1916)
"... a single layer of the dry bandage, letting it extend both above and below the part to which the plaster bandage is to be applied and including under the ..."

4. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1896)
"In perhaps the majority of cases in applying this plaster bandage Dr. Martin gives ether. He always does this when it is not absolutely certain that the ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1902)
"Treatment by the plaster bandage or by some form of simple splint is far more efficient ... Whether one employs a plaster bandage or a metal splint the same ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"If the plaster bandage is applied accurately, there will follow a certain degree ... I think that the plaster bandage is objectionable for several reasons. ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1872)
"So far as I have been able to learn, the plaster bandage has been applied only once in fracture of the ribs, and that was in'the last case of this injury ..."

8. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"This furnishes the best foundation for the plaster bandage. Only just so much plaster should be rubbed into the bandage as will be retained by the meshes of ..."

9. The Science and Art of Surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Marcus Beck (1884)
"The simple plaster-bandage is thus applied. A coarse muslin-bandage is first prepared by rubbing ... A prepared plaster-bandage is then placed, end upwards, ..."

10. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"Three or at most four thicknesses of this plaster-bandage suffice to give the ... After many comparisons with other modes of applying the plaster-bandage, ..."

11. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, Vickers T. Atkinson, William Dickson, William Heyser Harbaugh, James Law, John Robbins Mohler, William Herbert Lowe, A. J. Murray, Leonard Pearson, Brayton Howard Ransom, Milton R. Trumbower, Richard West Hickma (1916)
"... a single layer of the dry bandage, letting it extend both above and below the part to which the plaster bandage is to be applied and including under the ..."

12. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1896)
"In perhaps the majority of cases in applying this plaster bandage Dr. Martin gives ether. He always does this when it is not absolutely certain that the ..."

13. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1902)
"Treatment by the plaster bandage or by some form of simple splint is far more efficient ... Whether one employs a plaster bandage or a metal splint the same ..."

14. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"If the plaster bandage is applied accurately, there will follow a certain degree ... I think that the plaster bandage is objectionable for several reasons. ..."

15. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1872)
"So far as I have been able to learn, the plaster bandage has been applied only once in fracture of the ribs, and that was in'the last case of this injury ..."

16. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"This furnishes the best foundation for the plaster bandage. Only just so much plaster should be rubbed into the bandage as will be retained by the meshes of ..."

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