gauze

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gauze

1. 
a. a transparent cloth of loose plain or leno weave
b. (as modifier): a gauze veil
2. a surgical dressing of muslin or similar material
3. a fine mist or haze

Gauze

 

a light, transparent, porous, absorbent cotton fabric of plain weave. Gauze is usually bleached, but is occasionally produced in its unbleached state. Primarily intended for surgical dressings, it is also used as interfacing in clothing and as backing for maps.

gauze

[gȯz]
(materials)
A sheer, loosely woven textile fabric similar to cheesecloth; used for surgical dressings.
A plastic or wire mesh.

gauze

1. Any thin, open-weave, woven fabric; usually transparent.
2. A fine wire cloth; also called lawn.
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Cost comparison with the standard method of skin tear treatment (daily normal saline irrigation followed by impregnated petrolatum gauze covered with a non-adherent gauze pad and rolled gauze to secure the dressing) on this unit was examined.
Item Qty Per NSN Qty Per Kit Each NSN Iodine 10 packets 6505-00-148-7096 144 Field dressing 3 ea 6510-00-159-4883 1 Field compress 1 ea 6510-00-200-3075 1 Gauze bandage, 3-in x 18-ft 2 ea 6510-00-200-3185 1 Triangle bandage, 37-in x 37-in x 52-in 1 ea 6510-00-201-1755 1 Adhesive bandage 3/4-in x 3-in 18 ea 6510-00-913-7909 300 Rolled elastic bandage, 2-in x 12-ft 1 ea 6510-00-935-5820 10 Surgical tape, 1-in x 54-in 3 ea 6510-01-060-1639 100 Petrolatum gauze, 3-in x 36-in 3 ea 6510-01-112-6414 12 Surgical blade 1 ea 6515-00-754-0426 5 Scissors 1 ea 6515-00-935-7138 1 Exam glove 4 ea 6515-01-364-8554 100 Dental bag 1 ea 6520-00-926-9041 100 Eye dressing 1 ea 6545-00-853-6309 1 Case 1 ea 6545-00-113-3722 1