Different Types of Casting Tapes and Their Uses
A casting tape is used to fix and protect the injured site of surgery or materials necessary for the surgery. The simplest is the single-layer casting tape, made from gauze or cotton cloth, applying to the limbs, tail, head and chest and abdomen. Polyptychial is based on the shape and parts of body with a variety of shapes made of cotton material for the double-decker, which can be folders with different thickness of cotton, surrounded by cloth to tie fixed, such as eye bandages, former chest bandage, abdominal bandages and bandages, etc. Special casting tape is widely used in the limbs and joints as the function of fixing.