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Surgical Dressing Maker

Tend machines that automatically cut and fold gauzes.

What does a Surgical Dressing Maker do?

Tends machine that automatically cuts and folds gauze backing around absorbent cotton to form surgical dressings: Starts machine that cuts gauze and absorbent cotton to size, folds gauze around cotton in prescribed manner to form surgical pad, and ejects pad. Examines ejected pads for size, folding of gauze and defects in absorbent cotton. May pack specified quantity of pads in bags or cartons.