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To apply medication, bandages, or other therapeutic materials to an area of the body such as a wound.


verb To apply protective and/or absorptive materials to a wound; as “To dress a wound.”

clinical etiquette

Professional comportment Medical practice The components of medical practice which, in addition to ethics and competence, define what it is to be a physician
Clinical etiquette
Bedside manner Avoid easy familiarity, be attentive of Pts needs, do not eat on rounds
Dress Conservative & appropriate
Grooming Clean, neat, unobtrusive
Language Respectful, at level of audience, non-use of vulgar vernacular or demeaning appellations, discretion regarding others' condition (JAMA 1988; 260:2559)  

drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms



A potentially fatal allergic reaction to an administered drug in which a nonblistering skin eruption is accompanied by fever, markedly elevated serum eosinophil levels, and, often, bone marrow, kidney or liver injury. Common causes include allopurinol, and anticonvulsant drugs (such as carbamazepine and phenytoin). Synonym: drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome

Patient discussion about dress

Q. Why does it hurt so bad to move or even get dressed because of the fibrmyalgia? Some days I can't even move to get out of bed because I hurt so bad. Other days I hurt so bad that even trying to wear clothes hurts.

A. Hi! I saw your question and wanted to tell you that you need to try to move around a little. The more you sleep or lay around the worse it gets. You have to find your own way of moving and not moving. Walking is the best thing or swimming. Just moving around is good too depeending on pain level. Do too much or too little keeps you in pain. Moving around brings the pain down. Also, pain relievers help. Motrin or any NSAID will affect your kidneys and liver. But pain reliever is better.

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A UK-wide survey of ownermanagers has revealed that a third of small businesses with a dress down policy believe it has brought a significant boost to their productivity.
Sukhi Kaur Baden, human resources manager for the company's Birmingham base, dressed in a sleeveless shift dress, explained the company's dress down code.
A spokeswoman says: 'We have the option to dress down daily, although if you are meeting clients you are expected to look smart and that would probably mean wearing a suit.
Mike Bowers Managing Director said: "We wanted to support the Sunshine Fund's appeal and organised a dress down day to raise money.
The singer insists that at least she has no plans to dress down at the Academy Awards - because wearing borrowed gowns and jewellery is fun.
Computing giant Cisco has announced that it is to keep the thermostat to 78 degrees Fahrenheit in the office, and is encouraging employees to dress down to conserve energy costs.
When CE first addressed this issue (Jan '96) the idea of allowing employees to dress down on the final day of the week seemed completely harmless to most observers.
thought was Scotland assistant boss Mark McGhee waiter walked into a room at their Mar Hal base earlier this week and sat down with a group of sports writers with the words: "Times have changed lads, you need to chill and dress down.
IT IS the biggest night in the fashion calendar, an event that features so many to-die-for dresses that it makes the Oscars look like dress down Friday and this year's Met Ball did not disappoint.
Staff at the Coventry Direct offices in Spire House have been holding dress down days every Friday and a tuck shop to raise money for the Myton nurses who saw her through her final days.
This was a fantastic achievement and is the most money we've ever collected through a dress down day," said head of Year 8 Remy Mal.
Deadlines and budgets aside, one in ten workers cite dress down Friday as the most stressful time of the week and 15 percent become so stressed by what to wear they even call in sick, the Daily Mail reported.