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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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Post-operatively, the animal was treated with Intacef Tazo (a) (Ceftriaxone and Tazobactam) @ 13.5 g/ twice daily IV for 7 days with regular antiseptic dressing of surgical wound until complete healing took place.
Meloxicam (b) @ 0.2mg/kg b.wt., intraocular administration of Ciprofloxacin eye drops for 7 days and antiseptic dressing was performed daily.
This was managed by antiseptic dressing, resuturing and second course of antibiotic therapy using Ciprofloxacin @ 10 mg/kg IV and Metronidazole @10 mg/kg IV for one week.
Intamox (b) (Amoxycillin + Cloxacillin) 4.5 g I/V for five days, Melonex (b) (Meloxicam) @ 0.3 mg/kg for three days were given and daily antiseptic dressing continued until healing was complete.
Antiseptic dressing of wound was done with Betadine (c) solution upto complete healing of suture and the owner was advised to provide plenty of clean water.
Parenteral antibiotics (Enrofloxacin @5mg/kg bwt I/M) were administered for 5 days along with antiseptic dressing on alternate day for 10 days.