Client Information | Veterinary Specialist Services

APPLICATION OF A ROBERT-JONES DRESSING

The modified Robert-Jones dressing is applicable to many situations in veterinary practice. Some examples include post-operatively, pre-fracture repair to provide temporary stabilisation and as an outer layer for primary wound dressings. This is a short video where one of Veterinary Specialist Services' surgeons, Dr Abbie Tipler, demonstrates the application of this dressing.

Key features of application include: the application of stirrups, bandage layering overlapping by approximately 50%, conforming layer slightly compressing the softban layer, the digits remaining exposed post the elastoplast +- vetwrap layer and the application being even with no kinks or pressure points.