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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 dispersion characteristics of the dressing were examined using BS EN 137262: 2002, Part 1: the aspects of absorbency, Section 3.6: dispersion characteristics with slight modifications [12].
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Silicone dressings have been used by plastic surgeons for several decades as a method of scar reduction and preventing keloid formation.
Two tablespoons of salad dressing can cost you anywhere from 30 to 200 calories.
Nursing staff noted the number of dressing changes, any complications, and the ease and comfort of removal of the dressings for each patient.
An ideal external ear dressing (1) adheres tightly to skin but not to the wound, (2) is comfortable enough to be worn for 1 week, (3) is thin enough so that the patient can comfortably rest his or her head on it, (4) is aesthetic enough to be worn in public, (5) applies enough pressure to minimize blood and serum collection, (6) protects the wound from soiling, and (7) is malleable enough to conform to all the contours of the external ear.
Tukey's tests found no statistical differences (p.) between the mean ratings of: (1) price, ease of dressing, psychological comfort, and fashion; and (2) care and fitting in with group.
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Although the importance of dressing is well established throughout the metalworking industry, there is frequently little appreciation for the sophistication of dressing techniques, and the capabilities and limitations of the various diamond dressing methods.
Even fingerless driving gloves can't distract from her veiny arms PAUL McCARTNEY Age: 70 Dress age: 30 Mop-top Macca is way past 64 but still gets away with dressing like a man more than half his age.
The fluid management properties--fast wicking, high absorbency, and high evaporation--are collectively known as 3M Total Fluid Management and are found in all solutions in the 3M foam dressing line, including 3M Foam Adhesive Dressing-Heel Design.
(2) Most attempts to speed re-vepithelialization have focused on variations of the moist dressing. (3) Several new dressing materials have been marketed and are frequently used.