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Flexible material (often shaped as a belt, hammock, or strap) used to support injured or sagging tissues. SEE: bandage, triangular for illus.; SEE: bandage Prolonged skin-to-skin contact should be avoided while a sling is in use.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Sling." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749825/all/suspension_sling.
Sling. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749825/all/suspension_sling. Accessed December 9, 2019.
Sling. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749825/all/suspension_sling
Sling [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 09]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749825/all/suspension_sling.
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