absorbent dressing


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absorbent dressing

A dressing of cotton gauze or other absorbent material.
See also: dressing
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Currently, we have three types of dressings with this new technology: a contact layer that can be left in place for several days while allowing for exudate to pass through to an outer absorbent dressing, a highly absorbent foam and a scar-management dressing.
According to Acelity, the Nanova device is an absorbent dressing enhanced with negative pressure for slow-to-heal wounds.
Normally, an absorbent dressing would then be placed on top in case the wound leaked.
Other treatment was the use of sphagnum moss as an antiseptic and absorbent dressing. The local "wise women" over the centuries used both these treatments.
Environmental Absorbent Dressing (4,979,946); Thomas Gilman, assignor to Kendall, Boston, MA.