dressing

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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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However, the superficial dog bite wounds need little care with antiseptic dressing and heal up fast, as recorded in animals of present study.
Post-operatively, the cat was given Dextrose saline 500ml bid daily for 3 days, Ceftriaxone 250 mg bid daily for 5 days, B-complex 1ml for 5 days, Meloxicam 1ml for 3 days, Phenramine maleate 1ml for 3 days and daily antiseptic dressing of surgical wound for 2 weeks till removal of skin sutures.
Antibiotic and analgesic treatment along with antiseptic dressing and foot bath helped in controlling infection and pain with gradual improvement within 5 days.
For the following 5 days, the subject was given Ceftriaxone 3 gms (Cefstan (b)), Meloxicam 15 ml bid (Melonex (c)) and daily drainage of the fluid was done along with the antiseptic dressing.
The leg was held in flexion and plaster of paris cast was applied and a window for the antiseptic dressing was left.
The wounds are traditionally bound in leaves and medicinal mud, but some schools now use antiseptic dressings.