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dry dress·ing

dry gauze or other material applied to a wound.

dry dressing

A dressing consisting of dry gauze, absorbent cotton, or other dry material.
See: Dressings: Dry
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29) Do you put a dry dressing on a graze, cut or burn when you get one?###103###78###145###74
Prevalence of pin-site infection: the comparison between silver sulfadiazine and dry dressing among open tibial fracture patients.
Any fluid that was extruded was blotted dry, and the wound was covered with a dry dressing. This process was repeated once daily until the wound was dry and no longer penetrable in this fashion, which usually took 3 days.
The suprapubic catheter was removed after two weeks and a dry dressing applied.
If blisters burst, cover them with a clean dry dressing to prevent infection.
The 10.5-by-9-cm ulcer, which had a necrotic center and pigmented granulation tissue in the periphery with irregular margins, had failed to respond to wound care with wet to dry dressing changes.
After application, they are covered with a dry dressing, or a dry dressing and transparent film (Hess, 2002).
After inspecting my wound, ER staff determined a wet to dry dressing should be applied and gave me strict orders to follow up the next day with my primary physician.
He tended the injured in the Crimean War, and created a kind of dry dressing for their wounds -known as Gamgee tissue -to counter the risk of infection.