A bandage is any of a number of various materials used to cover, protect, support, or otherwise contribute to the healing of an injury. There are many different types of bandages, and any first aid kit should have several types.
Types of Bandages
Bandages come in many shapes, sizes, and styles each with their own purpose.
- Burn Dressing
- Elastic Wraps
- Emergency Trauma Bandage (Israeli Bandage)
- Gauze (Kerlix)
- Hemostatic Bandages
- Oil Emulsion Dressing
- Self-Adhesive "Band-Aid" type bandages
- Triangular Bandage