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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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The major product segments analyzed are Pourable Salad Dressings, Mayonnaise/Sandwich Spreads, Dry Dressing Mixes, and Reduced/Low Calorie Dressings.
Mix together cream cheese, spinach, dry dressing mix, green onions and milk until thoroughly blended.
Applies to compresses, dry dressings, adhesive plaster, dressing set, absorbent dressing and adhesive, adhesive tape, stretch tape, cotton ball.
If an incision is more than a half-inch wide, pack it open using clean, moist gauze inside the cut and dry dressings on top.
I have learned how to insert Foley catheters, change wet to dry dressings, and administer injections.