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Canvas and leather first aid case, Germany, 1914-1918

Filled with bandages and wooden splints, this canvas and leather first aid case was used by the German Army during the First World War. Splints were mainly used to stabilise broken bones in the arms and legs, keeping them rigid until further medical treatment was available. Written in German, the label on the inside details the contents of the case.

Object number:

A656286

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Glossary: first aid kit

A kit designed to give help to an injured person until proper medical treatment is available

Glossary: bandage

A strip of material such as gauze used to protect, immobilize, compress, or support a wound or injured body part

Glossary: first aid

Treatment that is rendered initially for the care of an emergent condition. It is usually performed by a lay person to a sick or injured patient until definitive medical treatment can be accessed

Glossary: splint

A rigid device of plastic, wood or plaster that serves to immobilize or support an injury. Generally strapped alongside an injured limb.