Archive April 2017 XVIII, No. 4

Ideas That Work: Make Sure Unused Wrap Sticks Around

self-adherent elastic wrap IT'S A WRAP Self-adherent elastic wrap is a useful commodity. Why waste it?

Make Sure Unused Wrap Sticks Around

When you're doing arthroscopic surgery, you may or may not need to use the self-adherent elastic wrap (Coban) that's typically packaged in shoulder suspension kits and other packs. But don't throw it out. It's likely to be very useful at some point — for example, to use as a dressing wrap or to secure a limb in a positioning device.

Greg DeConciliis, PA-C, CASC
Boston Out-Patient Surgical Suites
Waltham, Mass.

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