Findings suggest a dry occlusive dressing
at the CT insertion site is sufficient in preventing air leaks and CT site infection post thoracic surgery, but it may have implications for patient comfort.
After the prescribed time of application of EMLA cream, the occlusive dressing
Sterile, clear occlusive dressings
usually are used to allow observation of the insertion site.
Re-epithelialization following laser procedures can be accelerated simply by applying a semi-permeable occlusive dressing
Management of leg ulcers with hydrocolloid occlusive dressing
The ideal occlusive dressing
forms a gel cushion beneath the surface as the result of hydroactive particles in the dressing that interact with water.
A literature search using databases Pubmed, Dynamed, Ebscohost, CINAHL, and Medline was conducted using key words chest tube dressing, Vaseline dressing, gauze dressing, occlusive dressing
, and Tegaderm dressing for publications from 2009 to 2014.
Group C: This group included 20 patients in whom venous cannulation was performed without EMLA cream, placebo, or any occlusive dressing
An occlusive dressing
to seal a sucking chest wound temporarily can buy a little time as well and is also surprisingly affordable.
Another occlusive dressing
was applied before patient discharge.
Lack of an air occlusive dressing
may have led to this patient's devastating air embolism and eventual death.
The first step in managing hemangioma ulceration is local wound care using barrier creams and ointments and occlusive dressing