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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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In the ReCell and biological dressing group early, surgical intervention allowed better dermal salvage with the use of the cell based therapy and biological dressing.
In order to heal, you have to remove the unhealthy tissue and speed up the process by covering the area with a biological dressings,'' Grossman said.
Effectiveness of Human Amnion preserved long-term in Glycerol as a temporary Biological dressing.
24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Advanced Wound Care Markets Worldwide (Skin Ulcers, Burns, Surgical and Trauma, Moist Dressings, Negative Pressure, Biological Dressings, Anti-Infectives, Staples, Sutures, Cleansing, Debridement, Tapes, Other Devices)" report to their offering.
With Portrait(R) PSR3 the epidermal layer remains intact immediately following treatment acting as a biological dressing and speeding healing.
The biological dressings are able to reduce the alkalinity and maintain a neutral pH.
To prevent extensive loss and damage to the tissue, skin grafting [1] and biological dressings [2] were developed.
The supplies, such as cadaver skin and biological dressings, as well as the equipment, hydrotherapy rooms, hyperbaric chambers, are expensive.
One treatment is to use biological dressings which stay on the skin for two to three weeks before a skin graft is completed.
3-5) The wounds may be treated with topical antibiotics of various sorts, application of silicone-based dressings (such as Biobrane), or the application of biological dressings (such as cadaver skin or porcine xenografts).
Several of the products within the global wound care market are mature, such as anti-infectives and pressure relief devices, while others such as biological dressings and negative pressure wound therapy are in the infant stages of development.

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