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dressing

 [dres´ing]
1. any of various materials used for covering and protecting a wound.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as choosing, putting on, and removing clothes for a person who cannot do this for himself or herself.
biologic dressing one used in treatment of a burn or other large denuded area of skin to prevent infection and fluid loss; it may consist of synthetic material or a xenograft, allograft, or autograft
hydrocolloid dressing wafers or granules containing particles that interact with wound exudate to absorb the exudate by forming a gel.
pressure dressing one by which pressure is exerted on the covered area to prevent collection of fluids in underlying tissues; most commonly used after skin grafting and in treatment of burns.
protective dressing a light dressing to prevent exposure to injury or infection.

pres·sure dress·ing

a dressing by which pressure is exerted on the area covered to prevent the collection of fluids in the underlying tissues; most commonly used after skin grafting and in the treatment of burns.

pressure dressing

 A misnomer for an occlusive, pressureless wound dressing that stabilizes and partially immobilizes a region of skin; PDs are used for burns

pres·sure dress·ing

(presh'ŭr dres'ing)
A dressing by which pressure is exerted on the area covered to prevent the collection of fluids in the underlying tissues; most commonly used after skin grafting and in the treatment of burns.

pres·sure dress·ing

(presh'ŭr dres'ing)
A dressing by which pressure is exerted on the covered area to prevent the collection of fluids in the underlying tissues.
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The tie-over pressure dressing does not appear essential for FTSG survival in the areas of the head and neck that were studied.
The bleeding of the wound and the hematomas of the flap were treated successfully with pressure dressings. The case of cerebellar bleeding was an incidental finding on day 3 in an asymptomatic patient.
Blood loss after 35 minutes of pressure on the wound (manual pressure and pressure dressing) was calculated for each group over a five minute observation period following removal of dressings and exposure of the formed clot.
The whole sample population was divided into two equal and comparable groups of 54 patients, based on the willingness for undergoing topical negative pressure dressing. Those who were not willing were subjected to conventional moist wound dressings and formed the control group.
Negative pressure dressing combined with a traditional approach for the treatment of skull burn.
These conservative measures included bed rest, head elevation, local wound care (such as pressure dressing) and suturing of incisional leaks.
The fasciotomy was left open and a negative pressure dressing was applied with the aid of nylon sutures.
But Konstantopoulos believes the Spaniard has little to prove on that front and that he has an impressive CV when it comes to high pressure dressing rooms and has already had an impact at Boro.
A suction drain was placed and a pressure dressing applied.
After 35 minutes of pressure on the wound (manual pressure and the pressure dressing), the standard pressure dressing was removed, being careful to leave the clot intact.
He dashed to get his first-aid kit and then put a tourniquet onMrJonathan's arm and a pressure dressing to stem the flow of blood, while his wife summoned the emergency services.
"After using a pressure dressing for five minutes, if the bleeding persists, use the tourniquet."

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