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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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Whether it's dressing down in this bizarre baggy pants and bunnet ensemble or demonstrating some old- style sophistication in an understated classic little black dress.
While 33pc of HR professionals still support the idea of employees moving away from the suit and tie and smart business attire, the survey shows that "dressing down" is rapidly falling out of favour through over-use.
Terry asked Aby who had been giving her a dressing down and she responded: "Loud mouth and loud mouth two."
Gill Fraser, editor of Croner's Personnel inPractice publication says, ``As with everything, dressing down can have positive and negative impacts on a business.
Gill Fraser, editor of Croner's Personnel in Practice publication says: ``As with everything, dressing down can have positive and negative impacts on a business.
It is imperative to dress the part, although the concept of corporate 'dressing down' is making this objective somewhat confusing.
Nine in 10 people say it's more difficult than ever before to tell if someone's well-off - particularly with Brits taking the lead from celebrities such as Chris Evans and Billie Piper who have made dressing down more fashionable.
Nearly two thirds of male office workers in the West Midlands are in favour of dressing down for their job, according to a new report.
FASHION STYLES: Dressing down and (right) dressing up
If that was her on the phone yesterday, let's hope she gave him a dressing down for this outfit...
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?