How to choose postoperative bandages
Many people after the operation are worried about their health. Experts, doctors advise a person after surgery on the abdominal and thoracic cavity, the spine to use a bandage. In modern medicine, he is given special attention. Bandages postoperative restore and maintain tone, help to avoid a hernia. They compensate for the load, outwardly protect the operated area.
Kinds of bandages are various. For convenient, comfortable use medical companies from different countries of the world use inserts, Velcro and other devices in this subject. Those patients who wear post-operative bandages are more likely to undergo a difficult recovery process. They note that this product creates optimal conditions for recovery after surgery, because it is easier to walk, the person looks more fit.
Thoracic bandage is necessary for breast operations, suspension-bandage and inguinal should be worn after surgery on the scrotum and genital organs, after colostomy, the question of the non-use of this subject is simply not worth it. These products evenly squeeze the operated areas, fix the place of operation.
Post-surgical bandages are made of elastic material, in theirthere is cotton left. The weight of the patient depends on the size of the bandage, which is indicated on the package.
Bandage material is environmentally friendly, hygienic, anti-allergenic. There are bandage-belt, bandage-panties, bandage-rectangle. Belt is different only in width, cowards attract the attention of women who have given birth. All postoperative bandages help to properly work the vessels, without violating blood circulation, create prevention of edema. Correctly matched product and its elastic compression helps to get out of the condition faster after the operation. High-quality material allows you to wash the bandage, after which it does not change shape and appearance, does not stretch and does not shrink.
This product should be worn for a certain amount of time, recommendations for its use are given by the attending physician. With discomfort, pay attention to whether the bandage is correctly worn. For example, after almost all operations, he puts on in a lying position. Incorrect putting on of a bandage will lead to the opposite effect, will negatively affect health.
There is another kind of bandage - the post-operative belt. It is a special elastic strip with Velcro, for the preservation of which should be carefully monitored, because if they are broken, the skin can be injured. Cleanliness of the product should also be given time, because when it is contaminated, germs can enter the operated site, cause purulent deposits, which will slow the healing process. Some modern bandages are like ordinary underwear. Do not hesitate to wear the necessary bandage, you do not need to spare the cost of its purchase.
In order to buy a postoperative bandage, you should contact a specialized pharmacy. When purchasing, it is not superfluous to check how stitches are sewn, how the fabric is fixed.