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    First Aid

    10 Fundamentals About Roller Bandage

    What is a roller bandage? This roller bandage is made of cotton, gauze, elasticated fabric, or linen and is wrapped around the injured part of the body in spiral turns. There are three main types of roller bandages. A bandage may be a strip of gauze or cotton material prepared during a roll. Roller bandages are often wont to immobilize injured body parts (sprains and torn muscles), provide pressure to regulate internal or external bleeding, absorb drainage, and secure dressings. What are the general guidelines for applying a roller bandage? Open-weave bandages are used to hold dressings in place. Because of their loose weave, they allow good ventilation, but they…