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Both medical bandages and medical gauze are disposable medical consumables. Regarding the effects of isolating wounds and preventing infections, in specific use, medical bandages and medical gauze are still different. The differences between medical bandages and medical gauze are described below:
Medical bandages are mainly used to bandage wounds to prevent wound infection. Surgery, orthopedics, varicose veins of the lower limbs, prevention of blood circulation caused by swelling of the limbs, and swelling of the limbs after the removal of plaster for the swelling of the limbs.
Medical bandages are mainly divided into gauze bandages or elastic bandages, which are mainly used to bandage wounds to prevent wound infection. Surgery, orthopedics, varicose veins of the lower limbs, prevention of blood circulation caused by swelling of the limbs, and swelling of the limbs after the removal of plaster for the swelling of the limbs.
Medical bandages are divided into cotton gauze bandages and elastic bandages.
1. Cotton gauze bandage: It is mainly used for bandaging and fixing after external wound dressing in hospital surgery and family.
2. Elastic bandage: It is mainly used for fixation and bandaging of patients with varicose veins of the lower limbs, orthopedics, etc. to improve blood circulation and prevent swelling of the limbs. It can also replace the multi-head abdominal band after surgery, and is used for compression bandaging or general wound bandaging in different parts of the human body.
Notes on the purchase and use of medical bandages: ① Generally, they are sold as non-sterile medical products. If a medical bandage is used on the wound site, it should be considered in isolation from the wound; ② When purchasing a medical bandage, look at the appearance of the product. The product should be white, free of yellow spots, pollution, severe weaving defects or broken wires.
Medical gauze refers to degreased gauze: need high temperature disinfection, chlorine and oxygen double bleaching. Used as medical supplies. Particularly refers to those who are used to bandage wounds after disinfection. To purchase regular medical gauze, its packaging is disinfected before it leaves the factory. As long as the packaging is intact and has not expired, it is safe, but it should be noted that the unused after opening the package belongs to bacteria. Yellow gauze is oil gauze, not only has the function of disinfection, the medicine on it has the effect of astringent wounds, anti-inflammatory and prevent gauze and wound adhesion, ordinary disinfected gauze does not have these effects, if the wound wound exudate, use ordinary The gauze will make the gauze stick to the flesh, which will cause the wound to bleed again when it is removed.