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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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There always seems to be something going on including monthly Dress Down Fridays, cake sales, rugby matches and a train roulette to raise money for charities such as Cancer Research, Myton Hospice and Warwickshire Fire Fighters Families Fund.
HUNDREDS of pupils at schools in Coventry and Warwickshire threw uniforms aside for the Air Ambulance Dress Down Day.
Then as the new Millennium approached, the party atmosphere continued with the introduction of the dreaded dress down days where staff could go straight from the office to the pub.
The 35-year-old hates the English Rose image which shot her to fame and likes to dress down at home.
These girls believe that just because they have demanding jobs it doesn't mean they have to dress down.
If we have to meet clients on a Friday, we tell them: `We'll be casually dressed', and if they come to our office, often they dress down themselves.
When employees are told that they can ``dress down'' and the guidelines are vague at best, the employees will dress down - in many cases, way down.
The consultants claimed the figures showed the trend to dress down in offices had fallen over the past year.
FASHION experts are warning it's time to ditch the little black dress for this year's festive season and dress down with casual glamour.
So as we head towards March, cast off those heavy clothes of winter and start to dress down for spring.
And it is businesses in London and Birmingham that are most likely to have a dress down policy (26 per cent and 24 per cent respectively) whilst Scottish Businesses are least likely (13 per cent).