Definition of Dressings

1. Noun. (plural of dressing) ¹

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Definition of Dressings

1. dressing [n] - See also: dressing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dressings

dressing forceps
dressing gown
dressing gowns
dressing room
dressing rooms
dressing sack
dressing sacque
dressing station
dressing stick
dressing sticks
dressing table
dressing tables
dressing up
dressmaker's ham
dressmaker's model

Literary usage of Dressings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treatment Of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline by Nancy Bergstrom (1997)
"Dressings Pressure ulcers require dressings to maintain their ... Wet-to-dry dressings should be used only for debridement and are not considered ..."

2. The Lancet (1898)
"But if we insert a piece of the best of surgical dressings under the ekin violent inflammation ensues. Usually we have suppuration, which continues till the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"On the Advantages of Simple Dressings in Surgery. ... The light and simple dressings so ably advocated by Liston and others, are rapidly being substituted ..."

4. Practical Nursing: A Text-book for Nurses by Anna Caroline Maxwell, Amy Elizabeth Pope (1914)
"Nature and Care of Material Used for Surgical Dressings. Disinfection of the Hands, etc. ... Assisting with Dressings. Technique of Surgical Dressings. ..."

5. A Text-book of diseases of women by Charles Bingham Penrose (1904)
"The dressings and bandages should not be too tightly packed, ... The dressings should be maintained at the elevated temperature for an hour or more. ..."

6. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures: A Textbook by Theodor Billroth (1890)
"Fluster of Paris and Starch Dressings, Splints, Permanent Extension. ... Indications for removing the Dressings shall pass at once to the treatment of ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1869)
"He adds ten parts of acetate of potass to 120 parts of water, and gives a teaspoonful every half-hour. Bandages and Dressings in Amputation. ..."

8. A Practical treatise on fractures and dislocations by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1907)
"Although the use of these temporary dressings may I* necessarily ... Temporary and Removable Dressings. The object of a temporary dressing is mainly to ..."

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