Definition of Elastic bandage

1. Noun. A bandage containing stretchable material that can apply local pressure.

Generic synonyms: Bandage, Patch
Specialized synonyms: Elastoplast

Medical Definition of Elastic bandage

1. A bandage containing stretchable material; used to make local pressure. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Elastic Bandage

elastance unit
elastic artery
elastic band
elastic band fixation
elastic bandage (current term)
elastic bands
elastic bougie
elastic cartilage
elastic cone
elastic device
elastic energy
elastic fibres
elastic lamella
elastic layers of arteries
elastic layers of cornea
elastic ligature
elastic limit
elastic membrane
elastic modulus

Literary usage of Elastic bandage

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1879)
"The application of the elastic bandage up to. lightly over, and above the aneurism, ... This case, a popliteal aneurism, was treated by the elastic bandage, ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1878)
"The Treatment of Ulcers by means of the elastic bandage.—The treatment of varicose and other chronic ulcers of the leg is so generally unsatisfactory that ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1882)
"RAPID METHOD OF CURE OF EXTERNAL ANEURISM BY MEANS OF THE elastic bandage. By A. PEARCE GOULD, MS, FECS, Assistant Surgeon to Westminster Hospital, ..."

4. Obstetrics, normal and operative by George Peaslee Shears (1916)
"elastic bandage 20 centimetres wide and 6 metres long. an elastic bandage carried several times around the abdomen, or a snugly- fitting abdominal supporter ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and applying s truss or elastic bandage in order to prevent the contents from again escaping. The younger the patient the more chanco there is of the ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1907)
"When an elastic bandage is applied round the upper arm so lightly that it causes ... More recently, however, lie has used a much broader elastic bandage and ..."

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