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Synonyms for pad

Synonyms for pad

a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

a block of absorbent material saturated with ink

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a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched

temporary living quarters

the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger

walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

line or stuff with soft material

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add padding to

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Larger sponges are called laparotomy pads or sponges and are normally 12x12, 18x18, 18x4 and 36x8 inches of four ply U.S.P.
This provides excellent packing while placing only one thing intraabdominally, decreasing the risk of a lost laparotomy pad. The soft, moist laparotomy pad on the outside of the roll is gentle on the bowels.
Urinary bladder was surrounded by moist laparotomy pads to reduce the peritoneal contamination.
The quantity of laparotomy pads and GIA staplers often are a concern at Level IIb facilities and are more available at Level III facilities (Table 2).
Operating Room Level IIB Level III Overhead Lighting + ++ Headlamps + ++ Buchwalter Retractor - + Balfour Retractor + + Laparotomy Pads + +++ GIA Staplers + +++ Central Line + + Arterial Line +/- + Vascular Instruments + ++ Vascular Shunts + + External Pixators + ++ Table 3.