Figure 6-2. Applying an anchor wrap.
c. Fold the corner over the second turn of the bandage (see figure 6-2C).
d. Continue wrapping the bandage around the limb a third time, bringing the
bandage over and covering the turned-down corner. The bandage is now anchored.
APPLY A CIRCULAR WRAP
The circular wrap is usually used to end a bandage pattern, but can also be used
to help immobilize a joint (see figure 6-3). Secure the bandage with two or more
circular-turns, then tape, clip, or tie the end of the bandage.
Figure 6-3. Circular wrap.
APPLY A SPIRAL WRAP
The spiral wrap is usually used to cover the forearm, upper arm, calf, or thigh. It
is not used to cover elbows, knees, fingers, or toes.
a. Apply an anchor wrap.