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Can Med Assoc J. Jan 12, 1963; 88(2): 92–93.
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The Velpeau Bandage

Abstract

Many varieties of swaddling bandages for injuries of the shoulder are in use and are called Velpeau bandages. Velpeau's original description has been consulted. The injured arm is placed across the chest and turns of bandage are made from beneath the sound axilla, over the injured shoulder, in front of the injured arm, and beneath the elbow, to pass again to the sound axilla. It is completed by transverse turns. Velpeau, a blacksmith's son, was born in 1795, became professor of surgery in Paris, and died in 1867 after a distinguished career.

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