A sling is a bandage used to support an injured arm.
To apply a sling:
- Support the arm above and below the site of
- Place the triangular bandage under the injured arm and
over the uninjured shoulder to form the sling.
- Tie the ends of the
sling at the side of the neck.
Do not use a sling for a long period of time. Immobilizing an arm
for too long can cause stiffness or even a frozen shoulder.