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de·bride·ment (d br d-mä , d -br d m nt). n. Surgical excision of dead, devitalized, or contaminated tissue and removal of foreign matter from a wound.

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Maggot Debridement Therapy
the idea of using maggots to debride infected or necrotic hoof tissue as a step from maggot debridement therapy (MDT).
SHARP DEBRIDEMENT and contrast four methods of debridement & their uses… #64. predict when sharp debridement should be discontinued or stopped.
Medicare Payments for Nail Debridement Services (OEI-04-99
Nail debridement involves removal of a diseased toenail bed or viable nail plate.
As a state-dependent time scale, debridement (the periodic removal of In Section 3, we consider how to control non-healing wounds through debridement.
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Misonix announces entry into surgical wound debridement
Misonix Inc. has announced its immediate entry into surgical wound debridement by adding their SonicOne technology to the BoneScalpel surgical platform.
Debridement Most Confusing ICD-9-CM Subcategory Among Coders
By Rachel Fields | August 24, 2011 Debridement is the ICD-9-CM subcategory that causes the most confusion among coders, based on a study published in the summer issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management.
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Debridement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Debridement is the medical removal of a patient's dead, damaged, or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the remaining healthy tissue.
Types of Wound Debridement
Autolytic debridement is selective; only necrotic tissue is liquefied. It is also virtually painless for the patient.
Debridement - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Definition of DEBRIDEMENT. : the usually surgical removal of lacerated, devitalized, or contaminated tissue.
Debridement -
May 19, 2004 Debridement is the process of removing de-vitalized, or dead tissue from a wound bed.
Debridement of a Wound, Infection, or Burn - Your Health -
Apr 7, 2011 Debridement is the removal of unhealthy tissue from a wound to promote healing.

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