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Designation and Medical Application of a New Kind of Elastic Band in ‎Trauma Patients
Saghafinia M. *, Ranjbar R‎., Bazzaz N‎.
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Introduction. Blood loss is the major cause of death during the war. However, it can be ‎prevented by prompt medical interventions.‎

Objectives: To design, build up and evaluate an elastic band utilizable by an unaided injured ‎combatant. ‎

Material and Methods. Sample bands made up of silicon underwent laboratorial and clinical ‎evaluation. For laboratorial evaluation, chemical and physical examinations were performed. For ‎clinical evaluation, 20 specialists and 20 patients applied the elastic bands experimentally. Their ‎opinions were collected using a questionnaire. ‎

Results and conclusion. The results revealed that the quality of elastic bands in the points of ‎size, wound covering and hemostasis potentials, being washable, sterility, and usability by one ‎hand was acceptable.‎

Keywords: Elastic Band, Silicon, Bleeding
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: military medcine
Received: 2008/03/4 | Published: 2007/07/15
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Saghafinia M., Ranjbar R‎., Bazzaz N‎.. Designation and Medical Application of a New Kind of Elastic Band in ‎Trauma Patients. J Mil Med. 2007; 9 (2) :123-127
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