Benefits of Medigrip Elastic Tubular Bandage
- Provides excellent support for joints
- Easy to apply and reapply
- Medline Bandages are good for securing dressings
- Wide range of applications
- Can be used as mild compression when doubled
- Each roll is 11 yards (10 meters) in length
When to use Medigrip Tubular Bandage?
- Treatment of chronic venous insufficiency
- Hypertrophic scarring
What to buy with Medigrip Tubular Bandage?
- Recommended Primary Dressings:
How to use Medigrip Elasticated Bandage?
- Measure the area with the largest circumference. Use the sizing chart to determine the appropriate sized bandage to deliver the desired compression and cut to the desired length.
- Draw the bandage gently and evenly over the limb into place, covering the area like a sleeve.
- If greater compression is required, cut double the needed length. First, draw one end of the bandage over the limb to cover the area. Then, pull the other end of the bandage over the first to create a folded double layer.
Dressing Change Frequency of Medigrip Support Bandage
- May be left in place for up to 7 days
- Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage
Contraindications of Medigrip Bandage
- Patients with a known sensitivity to latex
- Remove this item if poor circulation or numbness occurs.
- This item contains latex. Users with latex allergies should not use this item.
FAQs About Medline Medigrip Tubular Support Bandage
How tight should a Medigrip Elastic Tubular Bandage be?
If the bandage is too loose then it will not be so effective but if it is too tight then it can be uncomfortable and even reduce circulation. It should feel snug but not be restricting.
Can you sleep while wearing a tubular bandage?
The tubular bandage can be worn all day but should always be removed at night.
How to use an elasticated tubular bandage?
Elasticated ones can be used to cover joints like the ankle. Tubular gauze can be wrapped around fingers or toes but does not provide pressure to halt bleeding. You may need to cut a tubular bandage to a lesser size before applying it to an injury.
How does it feel after wearing the elastic bandage?
The wearer might feel a new pressure on their leg that's caused by the compression wrap. It may take a while to get used to the feeling of a compression wrap.
Medigrip Tubular Bandage Specifications
||Max: 7Day: Check Drainage
||Elastic Tubular Bandage
||396 in, 36 in