In the setting where this study occurred, nurses and physicians questioned the tradition of this practice because they noticed skin maceration at the CT insertion site with petroleum-based occlusive dressings
. Findings suggest a dry occlusive dressing
at the CT insertion site is sufficient in preventing air leaks and CT site infection post thoracic surgery, but it may have implications for patient comfort.
The role of the epidermis and the mechanism of action of occlusive dressings
The dermatological approach relied on advanced occlusive dressings
in order to minimize the possibility that the patient would manipulate the skin lesion.
If available, use a self-adhesive occlusive dressing
that has an included one-way valve.
* Explain to athletes with herpes or bacterial infections that they cannot participate while the lesions are active, even if they are covered with occlusive dressings
Eaglstein WH 1993 Occlusive dressings
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They should be applied to intact skin in a thick layer and covered with an occlusive dressing
. They take between 45 minutes and 1 hour to achieve full effect.
The cream was applied twice a day under an occlusive dressing
for eight weeks.
Lack of a requirement for occlusive dressing
and the noninvasiveness of the product are additional benefits, said Dr.
The clear occlusive dressing
also provides a barrier to bacteria, stabilizes the catheter and reduces pistoning.
* Cover open wounds with an occlusive dressing
. * Control rodent populations; vaccinate dogs and livestock.
Have the patient apply a thick layer of estrogen cream and cover it with plastic wrap or any other occlusive dressing
, he advised.
Management of leg ulcers with hydrocolloid occlusive dressing
. Arch Dermatol 1984;120:1329-36.
The ideal occlusive dressing
forms a gel cushion beneath the surface as the result of hydroactive particles in the dressing that interact with water.
In the control group (n=50), a sterile occlusive dressing
was applied daily.