debridement

A term of French origin for the removal of necrotic, infected or foreign material from a wound.

Debridement

Debridement t is the medical removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the remaining healthy tissue. Removal may be surgical, mechanical, chemical, autolytic (self-digestion), and by maggot therapy, where certain species of live maggots selectively eat only necrotic tissue. In oral hygiene and dentistry, debr...
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Debridement

The removal of infected, hurt, or dead tissue. it is necessary to deprive bacteria of a growth medium and to provide intact tissues a 'clean' surface on which they can begin to repair damage.
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debridement

<surgery> A term of French origin for the removal of necrotic, infected or foreign material from a wound. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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débridement

(da-brēd-maw´) the removal of all foreign material and all contaminated and devitalized tissues from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected area until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed.
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debridement

(from the article `medicine, history of`) ...surgery performed under aseptic conditions. Now they found themselves faced with the need to treat large numbers of grossly contaminated wounds in ...
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debridement

noun surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
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Debridement

[dental] In dentistry, debridement refers to the necessary removal of plaque and calculus that have accumulated on the teeth in order to maintain oral health. Debridement in this case may be performed using ultrasonic instruments, which fracture the calculus, thereby facilitating its removal, as well as hand tools, including periodontal sca...
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Debridement

A method of cleaning an open wound that involves the removal of dead tissue and foreign bodies, so that healing may take place.
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Debridement

Cleaning a wound through the removal of dead, damaged or diseased tissue
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debridement

cleaning an open wound by removing foreign material and dead tissue. Debridement of burns is extremely painful
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Debridement

Debridement: The act of debriding (removing dead, contaminated or adherent tissue or foreign material). Debridement encompasses enzymatic debridement (as with proteolytic enzymes), mechanical nonselective debridement (as in a whirlpool), and sharp debridement (by surgery). See: Debride.
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Débridement

Literally the “unbridlingâ€? of a wound. Strictly speaking, it refers to the extension of a wound and the opening up of the planes of the injured tissue, usually in the context of open fractures, as described by Amboise Paré in the 16th century. It has come to be used loosely to encompass the whole process of opening up of a wound, or pat...
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debridement

Removal of subgingival and/or supragingival plaque and calculus which obstructs the ability to perform an evaluation; removal of contused and devitalized tissue from a wound surface.
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Debridement

Removing foreign matter or dead tissue.
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Debridement

surgical removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue, or some foreign material from a wound or burn
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Debridement

Surgically removing damaged, infected, or infected tissue and/or foreign matter from a burn or wound.
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Debridement

The excision of dead tissue from a wound in order to remove food on which organisms can grow.
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debridement

the removal of foreign matter from a wound
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Debridement

The removal of infected, hurt, or dead tissue.
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Debridement

The surgical removal of damaged or infected material
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Debridement

treatment of a bacterial infection by removing irritants (bacteria, calculus) from the periodontal pocket so as to allow healing of adjacent tissues.
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debridement

[n] - surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
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