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an article of clothing.
pneumatic antishock garment an inflatable garment used to combat shock, stabilize fractures, promote hemostasis and increase peripheral vascular resistance. Called also MAST suit.
pressure garment a garment that applies continual pressure over large areas of healing skin after burns, trauma, and surgical intervention; worn continually for several months to a year, it limits hypertrophy and contraction of scar tissue.
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