absorbent dressing


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to absorbent dressing: adhesive absorbent dressing, Allevyn

absorbent dressing

a clean or sterile covering applied to a wound or incision to suck secretions into itself. Kinds of absorbent dressing are Teflon-coated gauze squares, fluffed gauze, and abdominal bandages.

absorbent dressing

A dressing of cotton gauze or other absorbent material.
See also: dressing
References in periodicals archive ?
The notice of allowance from the Mexican Patent Office for the Company's NIMBUS[R] technology entitled "Intrinsically Bactericidal Absorbent Dressing and Method of Fabrication," should not be construed by any means as an indication of the present or future value of the Company or its common stock.
The approval of the patent application for the NIMBUS technology entitled "Intrinsically Bactericidal Absorbent Dressing and Method of Fabrication" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office should not be construed as an indication in any way whatsoever of having any positive impact upon our future financial performance or stock price.
The newest wound care brands are Versiva(R) absorbent dressing and AQUACEL(R) Ag antimicrobial wound dressing for acute and chronic wounds.
In addition, Quick-Med Technologies also announced the issuance by the Australian patent office of a patent entitled "Intrinsically Bactericidal Absorbent Dressing and Method of Fabrication", for NIMBUS(TM) antimicrobial technology, as well as a corresponding patent issued by the Eurasian patent office and registered with the Russian Federation.
These include DynaRule Bullseye Measuring Guide, Retractable Tape Measure, SiliGentle AG Silver Foam Dressings, and DynaSorb Super Absorbent Dressings.
Once his wounds were prepped, absorbent dressings were placed on them, so that the soft padding for the plaster was protected from potentially odious discharge.
More absorbent dressings like alginates are useful and have hemostatic properties that can also help with bleeding.
The Rhymney site is a hugely important, manufacturing facility for ConvaTec where it produces material used in its Aquacel absorbent dressings using patented Hydrofiber technology.
Meume (gerontology, Hopital Charles Foix, Paris) and Teot (burns and plastics, Hopital Lapeyronie, Montpellier) describes the basics of mechanical debridement, including through surgery and hydrojet, and autolytic methods such as absorbent dressings, hydrogel, enzymatic methods, and biological methods such as maggots.