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A triangular bandage is one of the most common types of bandages, and for good reason. Basically, it’s a large piece of cloth in the shape of a triangle with a right angle, like this. It can then be folded into a long narrow band called a cravat.
One of the most popular ways to use a triangular bandage is not as a bandage, but as a sling. You’ve no doubt seen pictures of people with these types of slings before. Here’s an example. And believe it or not, bandaging wounds and supporting arms is just scratching the surface of things triangular bandages can do.
In this article, Jacob from Primal Survivor takes a look at 15 things you can do with these bandages. He writes, “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.” Follow the link below to keep reading.