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IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

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Keeping in view these properties we studied its effect on clean contaminated surgical wounds and compared it to controls where wound irrigation was not carried out.
O'Leary, "Povidone-iodine wound irrigation and wound sepsis," Surg Gynecol Obstet, vol.
MEGA5 was used to construct a neighbor-joining tree of MLST sequence from all outbreak-associated isolates, including the wound irrigation fluid isolate, to show their genetic relationship to reference B.
Though weight bearing was satisfactory in such animals, infection could not be controlled even after antibiotic administration and wound irrigation for two months.
Prevention of post-operative infection in spine surgery by wound irrigation with a solution of povidone-iodine and hydrogen peroxide.
(5,10) It may also be administered by continuous wound irrigation. (11) Commonly used local anaesthetic agents have side-effects, although these are very rare, ranging from allergy to cardiovascular and central nervous system effects.
For his medical list I would add a wound irrigation syringe, a bottle of 0.9% sodium chloride irrigation solution (for this you need a prescription), a pencil tube of "After-Bite" sting relief, and cotton tipped applicators (or Q-Tips).
Bruce Flamm's recent clinical pearl on the use of the Waterpik dental device for wound irrigation is without luster ("Gynecology Clinic," Clinical Pearls, May 15, 2004, p.
The wound irrigation is usually done by filling large syringes with normal saline and squirting it into the wound.
"Genetic's extensive line of wound closure strips and specialty catheter fasteners, together with its recently introduced wound irrigation system, represent important synergistic additions to Derma Sciences' expanding line of wound care products," Derma Sciences Chairman Edward Quilty said in a prepared statement.
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