Figure 4-37.-Triangular bandage for the side of the
to the base, about 10 inches. Place the bandage,
points up, under the arm on the injured side. Tie
the two points on top of the shoulder. Fold the
base to the desired width, carry the ends around
the chest, and tie on the opposite side (fig. 4-37).
TRIANGULAR BANDAGE FOR FOOT.
This bandage is used to retain large compresses
on the foot. After the compresses are applied,
place the foot in the center of a triangular bandage
and carry the point over the ends of the toes and
over the upper side of the foot to the ankle. Fold
in excess bandage at the side of the foot, cross
the ends, and tie in a square knot in front (fig.
TRIANGULAR BANDAGE FOR HAND.
This bandage is used to retain large dressings on
the hand. After the dressings are applied, place
the base of the triangle well up in the palmar sur-
face of the wrist. Carry the point over the ends
of the fingers and back of the hand well up on
the wrist. Fold the excess bandage at the side of
the hand, cross the ends around the wrist, and
tie a square knot in front (fig. 4-38).
To make a cravat bandage, bring the point of
the triangular bandage to the middle of the base
Figure 4-38.Triangular bandage for the foot or hand.