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bandage

strip of cloth or other material used to cover a wound or hold a dressing in place

2

dressing

covering, protective or supportive, that is applied to injury or wound

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elastic bandage

extensible - allows to conform.
allow movement without restriction
controlled compression
support soft tissue

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cohesive elastic bandage

exerts even pressure - adheres to self

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tape grade

graded according to the # of longitudinal and vertical fibers per inch of backing material

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McConnel technique

glide: side to side movement of patella in groove
tilt: heigh of lateral patellar border relative to medial border
rotation: deviation of the long axis of the patella from long axis of femur
anteroposterior orientation: inferior pole of patella is tilted ant/pos relative to superior pole