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What dressings are used for orthopedic surgery?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

There a various dressings and materials used.
Would depend on the type of surgery, surgeon preference, and allergies of patient.

In brief: Depends

There a various dressings and materials used.
Would depend on the type of surgery, surgeon preference, and allergies of patient.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Some just 2 cover the wound, some r big & bulky with cotton and an ace called a rbt.
Jones 4 knees. Some r padded with a plaster splint. Some r casts. There's more 2.

In brief: Many

Some just 2 cover the wound, some r big & bulky with cotton and an ace called a rbt.
Jones 4 knees. Some r padded with a plaster splint. Some r casts. There's more 2.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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Dr. Maxim Tyorkin
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Xerofrom

usually after surgery dressings used combination of xeroform followed by gauze and tape or ace wrap to secure the bandage

In brief: Xerofrom

usually after surgery dressings used combination of xeroform followed by gauze and tape or ace wrap to secure the bandage
Dr. Maxim Tyorkin
Dr. Maxim Tyorkin
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