Cravat Bandage for Temple, Cheek, or
Ear.After a compress is applied to the wound, place
the center of the cravat over it and hold one end over
the top of the head. Carry the other end under the jaw
and up the opposite side, over the top of the head, and
cross the two ends at right angles over the temple on the
Continue one end around over the
forehead and the other around the back of the head to
meet over the temple on the uninjured side. Tie the
ends in a square knot. (This bandage is also called a
Figure 320 shows the proper
application of a cravat bandage for the temple, cheek,
Cravat Bandage for Elbow or Knee.After
applying the compress, and if the injury or pain is not
too severe, bend the elbow or knee to a right-angle
position before applying the bandage.
Figure 316.Triangular bandage for the side of the chest.
Figure 317.Triangular bandage for the foot or hand.
Figure 318.Cravat bandage.