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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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We ignored any dressing with more than 200 milligrams of sodium or 3 grams of saturated fat in a two-tablespoon serving.
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There are two basic types of diamond dressing methods.
Pricing has been established to more closely reflect the reimbursement levels of these dressings, currently a serious issue for wound care providers attempting to cover costs while still providing optimal care through the use of antimicrobial silver dressings.
Really mix the dressing well with a wire whisk, advises Leon.
3M Health Care also offers 3M[TM] Foam Dressings (non-adhesive) in several shapes and sizes, and 3MTM Foam Adhesive Dressings, which are designed to perform under both dry and moist skin conditions, and are available in oval and square shapes.
In this article, we describe our study to determine if the healing of superficial skin burns is expedited by a platelet gel held in place by a standard OpSite dressing.
Look at it this way: The average woman aged 19 to 50 gets more fat from salad dressing than from any other food.
The HemCon(R) Dental Dressing measures 10mm x 12mm and, when placed in an extraction socket, adheres to the surrounding tissue, protecting it and providing pain relief.
Contreet Hydrocolloid, introduced in January 2003, was the first wound dressing to combine a hydrocolloid with an antibacterial ionic silver complex dispersed throughout the dressing.