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Fibres and Surgical Dressings

Lints are medicated or unmedicated absorbent surgical dressings. They are made of plain wove absorbent cotton fabrics. The threads in the warp of the lint fabrics are raised to form a nap. They contain not less than 39 threads...
Fibres and the surgical dressings made from them are of immense value in medical and pharmaceutical practices. Dressings are compulsorily needed for proper management and subsequent healing of wounds caused by injuries, burns, microbial infections and surgical operations. They...
Synonyms: Animal Wool, Sheep's Wool Biological source: Wool consists of the hairs of the fleece of the sheep, Ovis aries Linn., family Bovideae. Geographical source: Wool is produced and exported by the U.S.A., Australia, Argentina, Russia and the British Isles. Preparation of wool: The hairs...
Biological source: Flax consists of the strands of pericyclic fibres of the stem of Linum usitatissimum Linn., a cultivated plant of the family Linaceae. Geographical source: Linum usitatissimum is cultivated in many countries including Bangladesh as an oil-seed plant, but always as...
This group of surgical dressings includes some standardized compound dressings described in the British Pharmaceutical Codex (BPC) and other official publications. These dressings are prepared ready for use and consist of a pad· of medicated cotton wool, gauze or...
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