Figure 6-13. Applying a triangular bandage sling to a fractured forearm.
d. Bring the lower portion of the material over the injured arm so the bottom
corner goes over the shoulder of the uninjured side (figure 6-13 C). The elbow should
be inside the sling.
e. Bring the top corner behind the casualty's neck.
f. Tie the two corners together in a nonslip knot at the "hollow" at the neck on
the uninjured side (figure 6-13 D). If the casualty's right arm is fractured, for example,
tie the knot so it will rest in the hollow on the left side of his neck.
g. Secure the apex of the sling to keep the elbow and forearm from slipping out
of the sling. Twist (pigtail) the apex of the sling and tuck it in at the elbow (figure