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dressing

 [dres´ing]
1. any of various materials used for covering and protecting a wound.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as choosing, putting on, and removing clothes for a person who cannot do this for himself or herself.
biologic dressing one used in treatment of a burn or other large denuded area of skin to prevent infection and fluid loss; it may consist of synthetic material or a xenograft, allograft, or autograft
hydrocolloid dressing wafers or granules containing particles that interact with wound exudate to absorb the exudate by forming a gel.
pressure dressing one by which pressure is exerted on the covered area to prevent collection of fluids in underlying tissues; most commonly used after skin grafting and in treatment of burns.
protective dressing a light dressing to prevent exposure to injury or infection.

dress·ing

(dres'ing),
The material applied, or the application of material, to a wound for protection, absorbance, drainage, etc.

dressing

(drĕs′ĭng)
n.
A therapeutic or protective material applied to a wound.

dressing

Surgery Any natural or synthetic material used to cover a wound. See Composite/foam dressing, Fabric, Hydrocolloid, Hydrogel, Pressure dressing, Polyurethane film.

dress·ing

(dres'ing)
The material applied, or the application itself of material, to a wound for therapeutic purposes (e.g., protection, absorbance of drainage, and prevention of infection).
[O.fr. dresser, to put right]

dress·ing

(dres'ing)
The material applied, or the application of material, to a wound for protection, absorbance, drainage, or other uses.

Patient discussion about dressing

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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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Global Advanced Wound Dressing Market Outlook, 2019-2025 - Advent of Smart Wound Dressing & Use of Recombinant Growth Factors
"This is due to the increase in the ageing population and incidences of chronic diseases, there is a critical need to continue to develop improved advanced wound dressings.
On occasion, a dressing can also make dish look good.
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AMS has been granted premarket 510(k) approvals for its Surgical Silver Post Operative Dressing and for PHMB Foam Dressing.
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Upper, lower, and cross-sectional images of the wound dressings are shown in Figure 1.
Take one look at salad dressings and dips, and, as with so many other categories today, it's not hard to see the potential for fresh, clean offerings.
Before the study, 240 opaque sealed envelopes were numbered randomly from 1 to 240 by means of a computer-generated method: 120 envelopes containing 3 pieces of AQUACEL Ag Surgical dressing (9 cm x 25 cm) and 120 envelopes containing 10 pieces of Sofra-Tulle dressings (10 cm x 10 cm).
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The global wound dressings market is expected to reach USD 8.46 billion by 2021 from USD 6.31 billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2016 to 2021.