Tech-Wound Management (Characteristics of Secondary and Tertiary Bandage Layers)

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Tech-Wound Management (Characteristics of Secondary and Tertiary Bandage Layers)
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  1. Name a secondary bandage layer
    padding
  2. What does padding do?
    • absorbs exudates
    • supports the wound
  3. Examples of padding:CR
    • cast padding
    • rolled cotton
  4. Name some tertiary bandage layers:CG,NEAT,NEB,OT,OW
    • conforming gauze
    • nonocclusive elastic adhesive tape
    • nonocclusive elastic bandage
    • occlusive tape
    • occlusive wrap
  5. Name the tertiary bandage layer:
    -conforming or holding layer
    conforming gauze
  6. Name an example of conforming gauze
    kling
  7. Name the tertiary bandage layer:
    -holding and protecting layer
    -permeable to moisture
    nonocclusive elastic adhesive tape
  8. Name a nonocclusive elastic adhesive tape
    elasticon
  9. 2 cons of elasticon
    • expensive
    • sticky
  10. Name the other tertiary bandage layer that is the holding and protective layer and is permeable to moisture.
    nonocclusive elastic bandage
  11. Name a nonocclusive elastic bandage
    vetwrap bandage tape
  12. Name the 2 tertiary bandage layers that are contraindicated
    • occlusive tape
    • occlusive wrap
  13. Name a occlusive tape
    waterproof tape
  14. Name some occlusive wraps
    • plastic rap
    • duct tape???????
  15. Steps in bandage placement:APSTSRT
    • anchoring tapes(stirrups)
    • primary contact layer on wound
    • secondary padded layer
    • tertiary conforming gauze layer
    • splint
    • reflect stirrups
    • tertiary protective tape

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