When it comes to first aid, there are two main types of bandages. The first are roller bandages, which are typically used for holding a dressing in place. The second is a triangular bandage. While triangle bandages are most often used for making slings, they are very versatile – as you can see by these many uses for a triangular bandage. A triangular bandage is made from a strong type of cloth which has been cut into a right-angle triangle. The triangle can be folded down into a “cravat.”
1. Sling (Arm Or Elevated)
This is the most common use for a triangular bandage. Note that there are different types of slings depending on the injury.