English translation: figure eight bandage

Norwegian term or phrase:8-tallsbandage
English translation:figure eight bandage
Entered by: micawber_7

13:37 Mar 17, 2015
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Orthopedic surgery
Norwegian term or phrase: 8-tallsbandage
The term occurs in a medical chart for a patient who had a collar bone fracture:

Har fortsatt smerter i venstre skulder og bruker fortsatt 8-tallsbandage etter 5 mndr.

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Local time: 11:10
figure eight bandage
see the link
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jeffrey engberg
Local time: 20:10
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5 +2figure eight bandage
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figure eight bandage

see the link

    Reference: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/figure-eight...
jeffrey engberg
Local time: 20:10
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agree  eodd: Although figure-of-eight bandage is more common in my experience.
7 hrs

agree  Michael Ellis: 'Figure-of-eight' is UK and general English, 'figure eight' is North American.
20 hrs
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