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Classification: 34210200 [BAC767010]

Preferred name 34-21-02 Wound care (compress)
Definition Compress is a wound dressing from a piece of gauze (gauze), nonwoven fabric, or even a folded cloth that is used and the protection of the wound surface for hemostasis (eg by pressure). Compresses are also for applying ointments (ointment association) is used. A special form represent the cold or hot compress, which are used to selectively cooling or heating of a limited part of the body, eg for a pulled muscle. The term compress it can affect the entire organization, or only the dressing, refer - trimmed, packaged and usually sterile pads are in fact also known in the trade as a compress
IRDI 0173-1#01-BAC767#010
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