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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 approval of the "Intrinsically Bactericidal Absorbent Dressing and Method of Fabrication" patent for the NIMBUS(TM) technology by the Australian and Eurasian patent office should not be construed as an indication in any way whatsoever of having any positive impact upon our future financial performance.
Absorbent dressings wick wound exudates away from the wound surface.
Whereas other absorbent dressings (including foams, absorbent pads, and other cellulose-based dressings) rely on spaces within the dressings to fill with fluid, XTRASORB([R])'s super-absorbent polymers bind fluid and convert it to a gel.
Contract notice: Provision of "holding strips, strip and tubular nets, cotton wool and absorbent dressings non-adhesive".
The study indicated XTRASORB[R] may be an excellent treatment choice over standard foam and traditional absorbent dressings and could prove useful in wound center and homecare protocols.
Whereas other absorbent dressings (including foams, abd pads, and other cellulose-based dressings) rely on spaces within the dressings to fill with fluid, XTRASORB's super-absorbent polymers bind fluid and convert it to a gel.
Sterile antibacterial dressings, sterile absorbent dressings
Provision of holding strips, strip, tubular net, cotton wool and absorbent dressings for all institutions of the Public Assistance - Hospitals of Paris or for the AGEPS.
short term contract (union): gauze swabs, non-woven swabs, absorbent dressings.
It is available in many different formats such as sheet dressings for low to moderate exudate wounds, and as perforated sheets and cavity absorbent dressings for high exudate wounds.