nonadherent dressing


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nonadherent dressing

A dressing that has little or no tendency to stick to dried secretions from the wound.
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The wound was treated with a nonadherent dressing, and the patient received medication for local and systemic pain.
A nonadherent dressing (Xeroform or Adaptic) is first placed on the graft.
Most wounds should be covered with a dry, nonadherent dressing from the first 24 to 48 hours.