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Creating a sling - series—Procedure, part 1

Creating a sling - series

Overview

To create a sling and swathe, begin with a triangular cloth or bandage draped under one arm and over the opposite shoulder.

Review Date 9/23/2019

Updated by: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Emeritus, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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