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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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Although the CHG adhesive formulation will initially be commercialized as a transparent film dressing, potential future applications could include surgical incise films and post-op dressings.
Transparent film dressings designed for wounds, such as Tegaderm, Bioclusive, and Opsite, aim to protect and keep wounds moist and thereby speed healing and reduce pain.
With over 25 years on the market, Tegaderm[TM] Brand Dressings are the standard for IV site care and the world leader in transparent film dressings.
Use of transparent film dressings may also result in excessive moisture and exacerbate the separation of the dermis from the dermal papillae.
PARIS -- Hydrofiber and film dressings require fewer changes than do traditional dressings and therefore cost less, wound care experts said in a poster presentation at a meeting of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies.
A review looked at using tap water instead of saline solutions and the use of bandages, adhesive tapes and film dressings.
transparent film dressings and skin sealants), and protective dressings (i.
The next innovation to improve upon infection prevention technology was polyurethane film dressings, Burns says.
Generally synthetic dressings, such as transparent film dressings, are used for autolytic debridement.
Transparent film dressings, hydrocolloids, foam dressings, alginates, and hydrogels are a few of the products that serve as shelters for wounds, helping to make skin vital again.
Polyurethane film dressings are not commonly used in this indication because they tend to not remain in place when too much exudate is present.
This unique dressing combines die powerful antimicrobial protection of CHG with the simplicity of Tegaderm film dressings, making it very easy to use.