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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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First, as I said, I think dressing down adversely affects productivity.
Whatever the dress code, people must never fall into the trap of confusing dressing down with dressing badly as this is one easy way of jeopardising a career.
FASHION: Despite their wealth Chris Evans and Billie Piper like dressing down
The study, carried out by High Street clothes company Austin Reed, shows Midland men match the national average where dressing down for work is concerned.
The Crazy In Love singer wowed the audience in a saucy pink dress, before dressing down in jeans to snuggle up to her boyfriend Jay-Z.
But luckily for fans, the gorgeous star has no plans to start dressing down on stage.
Caroline Paterson, design and retail manager at London bespoke tailors 40 Savile Row said: 'Men have come in here and said 'We are dressing down now, what can I wear?
Strachan was driving with his wife Lesley when the incident happened, prompting him to flag down the bus and give the guilty parties a severe dressing down.
The company commander walked through the ranks early Friday morning inspecting her troops - complimenting a few, dressing down others.
Dressing down is most prevalent in the manufacturing and engineering sectors and among professionals.
The `suit is dead' coverage that surrounded Arthur Andersen's decision to allow dressing down at work seems to be premature," said Mr Matthew Norton, managing director of tailors Norton & Townsend, who commissioned the survey.