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pledget

 [plej´et]
a small compress or tuft.

pled·get

(plej'et),
A tuft of wool, cotton, or lint.

pledget

/pled·get/ (plej´it) a small compress or tuft.

pledget

(plĕj′ĭt)
n.
A small flat absorbent pad used to medicate, protect, or absorb drainage from a wound or sore.

pledget

[plej′ət]
a small flat compress made of cotton gauze, or a tuft of cotton wool, lint, or a similar synthetic material, used to wipe the skin, absorb drainage, or clean a small surface.

pled·get

(plej'ĕt)
A small mass of cotton or cotton gauze used to absorb fluid or to apply topical medicine.

pled·get

(plej'ĕt)
A tuft of wool, cotton, or lint.

pledget (plej´ət),

n a small pellet of absorbent cotton used for accurately controlled placement of medication or base. See also cotton, absorbent.

pledget

a small compress or tuft, usually of cotton or cotton wool, cotton batting, used to apply disinfectant or medicament to the skin.
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After 5 minutes, decongestion and anesthesia are improved by advancing the pledgets under endoscopic guidance toward the anterior ethmoid and sphenopalatine nerve regions plus the area of surgical interest.
tarsalis (infected with WEEV by feeding on viremic chickens or heparinized viremic chicken blood presented by hanging blood droplets, pledgets, or solutions through a biomembrane) did not show significant differences in infection rates or titers in infected female mosquitoes (F.
Nasal secretions were collected using intranasal pledgets (12) and were centrifuged (2000g for 10 min).
Strips of pericardium can be used as pledgets if the synthetic variety is unavailable.
Available only by prescription, the line includes cream, gel, pledgets (facial wipes) and solution.
At my altar, I deploy cotton pledgets dipped in remover,
Additionally, their offerings include Visistat(R) skin staplers; a complete line of specialty valve and CABG sutures featuring Tevdek(R), Polydek(R), NextStitch(TM) and Deklene(R) sutures; along with the Gabbay Frater suture guide, and a wide variety of pledgets and sternotomy wire for cardiovascular surgery.
The suture is definitively secured using two Hem-o-lock pledgets on each end while applying counter-traction.
Then pledgets soaked with cocaine 4% were placed for further decongestion.
This can be achieved through the application of leeches, removal of the nail plate and application of heparin-soaked pledgets, or through periodic digital massage.
The nose was topically decongested with oxymetazoline pledgets and injected with lidocaine 1% with 1:100,000 epinephrine.
General anesthesia was used in all cases; pledgets soakedwith a 4% cocaine solution were used to prepare the nose.