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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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Matsuda, "Acceleration of wound healing by gelatin film dressings with epidermal growth factor," The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, vol.
The BeneHold CHG Transparent Film Dressing will be sold and marketed in the U.S.
Most of the major manufacturers of transparent film dressings for wounds also manufacture transparent film dressings intended for intravenous or invasive sites, such as central lines.
Transparent film dressing hypo allergic 2.5 "x 3 " sterile individual packaging autoahesivo.
Transparent film dressing hypo allergic 2.5 "x 3 1/2" individual sterile package autoadhesivo,mask anatomica for anesthesia, infable, disposable, no.
Transparent film dressing, self-adhesive, hypoallergenic 2.5 "x3 1/2, individually wrapped sterile.
[19.] T Akane, N Toshiaki, M Hiroshi, Acceleration of wound healing by gelatin film dressings with epidermal growth factor.
Use of transparent film dressings may also result in excessive moisture and exacerbate the separation of the dermis from the dermal papillae.
PARIS -- Hydrofiber and film dressings require fewer changes than do traditional dressings and therefore cost less, wound care experts said in a poster presentation at a meeting of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies.
A review looked at using tap water instead of saline solutions and the use of bandages, adhesive tapes and film dressings.
Residents can be further protected by regular application of lubricants (i.e., cornstarch and creams), protective films (i.e., transparent film dressings and skin sealants), and protective dressings (i.e., hydrocolloids) to high-risk skin areas most likely to experience friction, and by protective padding applied specifically to heels and elbows.
The next innovation to improve upon infection prevention technology was polyurethane film dressings, Burns says.