occlusive dressings

occlusive dressings

topical agents that prevent surface evaporation of sweat, e.g. flexible collodion; Op-site spray. Tegaderm and Op-site films
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Caregivers should wear protective gloves when assisting patients in applying or changing occlusive dressings and observe safety precautions for disposal of used dressings, gloves, and cleaning materials.
Eighty-four percent of respondents reported that the only adverse events from vaccination were related to the skin irritation caused by the occlusive dressings worn over the vaccination lesion.
A recent review on the use of occlusive dressings (wet or dry) found little beneficial evidence for their use, but noted that the studies were of poor quality.
Israeli Battle Dressings--at least two Occlusive Dressings (for sucking chest wounds--they come in pairs) Tourniquet Material
Sterile occlusive dressings were often moist from leakage at the insertion site that promoted a non-occlusive dressing.
Poor infection control practices associated with injury due to intravenous access, adhesive tapes, occlusive dressings, burn wound, and post-operative wound are considered as mode of entry of zygomycetes in hospital.
As skin tears are a traumatic injury and can have a high bacterial load, the use of occlusive dressings is discouraged.
Premature removal of the clamp may have been related to reliance on newer housestaff without a specific protocol for actual removal of the thoracostomy tube; variations in technique, including simple occlusive dressings, suture closures, or combinations thereof, may account for some of these premature removals.
Prior to shifting the patients to the OT, the occlusive dressings were removed, the area cleaned with an alcohol swab and the venous cannulation site marked by the blinded investigator.
No specific data support various techniques used to prevent air embolism, but we believe that Trendelenburg positioning for catheter removal and occlusive dressings after removal are common-sense items that might prevent this potentially fatal complication.
Semipermeable occlusive dressings (several are on the market) are cumbersome to use because they are difficult to apply and keep in place.
The viral barrier properties of some occlusive dressings and their role in infection control.