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dressing

1. a covering for a wound, sore, etc.
2. size used for stiffening textiles

Dressing

Masonry and moldings of better quality than the facing materials, used around openings or at corners of buildings.

Dressing

 

a therapeutic and diagnostic procedure in the treatment of wounds that consists of removing old, contaminated dressings, examining and treating the wound and surrounding skin, and applying medication and a fresh bandage.

Aseptic and antiseptic methods must be strictly followed during the dressing procedure. The frequency of dressing and the type of medications used depend on the condition of the wound, which is dressed until completely healed.

dressing

[′dres·iŋ]
(agriculture)
Manure or compost used as a fertilizer.
(civil engineering)
The process of smoothing or squaring lumber or stone for use in a building.
(engineering)
The sharpening, repairing, and replacing of parts, notably drilling bits and tool joints, to ready equipment for reuse.
(medicine)
Application of various materials for protecting a wound and encouraging healing.
Material so applied.

dressing, dressings

1. Projecting ornamental moldings and carved decorations of all kinds.
2. Masonry or molding of better quality than the facing brick; used around openings or at corners of buildings; often made of gauged brick.
3. Smoothing a stone surface.
4. Bossing.
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Environmental Absorbent Dressing (4,979,946); Thomas Gilman, assignor to Kendall, Boston, MA.
XTRASORB[TM] super absorbent dressings can be used on an assortment of chronic and acute wounds, including: pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, post-operative wounds, traumatic wounds, and donor sites.
The poster on XTRASORB goes right to the heart of the issue with this dressing -- a patient was able to be discharged from the hospital due to his ability to easily change this super absorbent dressing at home.
BULLETIN BOARD: DSCI) , a company specializing in advanced wound care, today announced the commercial launch of its newest product -- XTRASORB(TM) Super Absorbent Dressing.
Derma Sciences Introduces XTRASORB (TM) Super Absorbent Dressing II-30
Normally, an absorbent dressing would then be placed on top in case the wound leaked.
In 2007, Comvita's API-ME Active Manuka Honey absorbent dressing became the first honey-based wound-management product to gain U.
The Out and About Mini First Aid Kit contains 20 plasters, one absorbent dressing, a finger bandage, two cleansing wipes and an insect repellent wipe.
The active agent is permanently bonded to the gauze, keeping the biocide from depletion, while killing microbes (such as MRSA, VRE, and many others) that are drawn into the absorbent dressing.
The patent titled "Intrinsically Bactericidal Absorbent Dressing and Method of Fabrication," has claims that cover the composition of permanently bonded antimicrobial absorbent materials and the process for producing them.