Care should be exercised in keeping the flag in front of the body in making "front," the figure-of-eight is necessarily very flat.
The paddle blade is then worked in a figure-of-eight direction.
A combination of right and left is made with a figure-of-eight motion.
Some surgeons still prefer the old harelip needles secured by a figure-of-eight suture.
Two forms of bandages are adapted to the limbs, the figure-of-eight, and the spiral reversed bandage.
A figure-of-eight suture can then be thrown round both ends of the needle, and the artery thus thoroughly compressed.
The figure-of-eight bandage is used on various parts, and is illustrated in the bandage called spica of the groin, Fig.
When pressure is desired, a figure-of-eight bandage should be used (Fig. 82).