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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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The usually gorgeous Hollywood sexpot dressed down in a furry jacket which looked infested, a string vest Rab C would die for, tatty denim mini-skirt and boots.
Mum-of-one Holly, 29, dressed down in a floral dress over denims at a fundraiser for Children's Hospices UK in London on Tuesday night.
Oscar-winning actor and director Lord Attenborough, who officially opened the complex, was dressed down in cardie and jeans.
A dressed down Whitney Port, right, went for a walk around Manhattan in the afternoon, chatting on her mobile and nearly getting run over as a van missed her by inches.
Mariah Carey was back in jeans and a short top for the MTV awards, while Spice Girl Emma Bunton opted for a patterned shirt and denims at the Capital FM Radio Awards and Donna Air dressed down in jeans for the Dancestar Awards.
Team with gold strappy flats and arms loaded down with Indian bangles for dressed down chic or for dressed up glamour wear with nose bleed heels and an oversized boyfriend blazer.
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The Manchester United star, 22, dressed down in plain shirt and jeans while she opted for a more glamorous look as they headed to dinner with friends and family in their home city Liverpool.