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debridement

[dē′brīd·mənt]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure for removing lacerated, morbid, or contaminated tissue.
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In particular we wanted to examine the time delay from emergency room admission to surgery, the initial extent of the disease, and the impact of more than one debridement procedure under general anesthesia.
In this scenario, regardless of the presence of an open joint on physical exam, if there is air on the CT scan, the patient should be taken to the operating room urgently for irrigation and debridement of the open fracture.
Because of these properties, alginates are often used after sharp surgical debridement.
Patient characteristics Regimen with Regimen without debridement debridement (Group I) (Group II) Total children 20 20 Males 14 12 Females 6 8 Age (years) Mean 7.
Grossman said that a whole new set of problems can develop after the debridement process is complete, particularly the risk of infection.
The nurse should clarify the order with the doctor, stating that wet-to-dry, when done properly, is a method of mechanical debridement and indicated if there is a significant amount of necrotic tissue in the wound," Burns said.
Further clinical studies are warranted to confirm the benefits of Vibrilase as a burn debridement agent.
Swiedler, MD, PhD, BioMarin's vice president, Scientific and Clinical Affairs, said, "Vibriolysin Topical's unique propensity for selectively breaking down dead tissue without digesting healthy tissue, as demonstrated in preclinical studies, suggests that Vibriolysin Topical may offer physicians treating burns a safe and effective alternative to surgery and other less effective topical drugs for the debridement of burn wounds.
This paper reports on the role of music therapy in assisting children aged from eighteen months to five years during daily debridement procedures in the burns unit of a children's hospital.
NU-BREDE Packing and Debridement Sponge introduces a new class of wound care fabrics that unites the best qualities of woven gauze, such as texture, with those of nonwoven fabric, such as softness, absorbency and conformability.
The unique cleansing and debridement system is designed for use on a wide variety of wounds including surgical wounds, skin and soft tissue infections, abscesses, deep traumatic wounds, lacerations and puncture wounds.
The benefits of ultrasonic debridement have been well received by the wound community," said Michael A.