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debridement

[dē′brīd·mənt]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure for removing lacerated, morbid, or contaminated tissue.
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In some instances, parents did not consent to receive the adjunctive treatment until after several debridements, and in 1 case the child did not receive any adjunctive treatments at all.
The gap between the onset of symptoms and admission to the hospital for these patients, the number of the debridements, the mortality and morbidity rates were higher than their urban counterparts.
The decision to perform additional surgical debridements was made at the bedside when there was a persistent sign of tissue necrosis or of spreading cellulitis.
The patient should be taken to the operating room for urgent debridement and irrigation with a large volume of fluid.
Serial debridements may also limit the size of the final defect needing to be reconstructed.
A maximum of 15 debridements was allowed during the study.
There is, however, no mention in their report of the role of music during debridements.
The patient was taken to the operating room for microdirectlaryngoscopy and debridement.
Objective: Open fracture, a disruption of soft tissue and exposure of fractured bone to surrounding environment is a high risk condition for infection and is recommended to treat it by irrigation, surgical debridement and antibiotic therapy as soon as possible.
Progressive wound necrosis and gangrene of the limbs dictated multiple debridements and subsequent limb amputations and hip disarticulation.