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washing out a hollow organ (especially the stomach) by flushing with water

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Miclau, "High Pressure Pulsatile Lavage Irrigation of Intraarticular Fractures: Effects on Fracture Healing," Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, vol.
Saline pulsatile lavage significantly decreases infection rates from 15.6% to 5.5% when compared with traditional washout with jugs of saline (Hargrove et al 2006).
Modalities such as pulsatile lavage with suction (PLWS), ultrasound, and electrical stimulation can also be performed.
Pulsatile lavage with suction (PLWS) was initiated, along with a dressing of silver impregnated gauze *** moistened with sterile water, covered with ABD pads and dry gauze rolls to be changed every 48 hours.