tincture of iodine


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Noun1.tincture of iodine - a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
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'In the hospital, I found boric acid solution, solution of bichloride of mercury, tincture of iodine, silver nitrate solution, alcohol, and other drugs which I do not remember [Valenzuela was a pharmacist]; a low table and a high one made of wood; two beds and some chairs all made of bamboo.
The cavity was then painted with Tincture of iodine. A seton soaked in tincture of iodine was then placed into cavity and retention sutures were applied over skin using black braided silk No.2 leaving space for removal of seton and regular dressing (Fig.
An 1878 article in The British Medical Journal recommends a tincture of iodine' and a sulphur-vapour douche or vapour-bath', and that if 'the sebaceous glands and follicles become overloaded, they should be relieved by pressure between the finger and thumbnail, and by frequent washings with warm water and oatmeal; after which a good rubbing with a fleshbrush will remove the contents of a number of the pimples', followed by a cooling zinc or calamine lotion, to be painted upon the face with a camelhair brush two or three times a day'.
If there is a contraindication to chlorhexidine, tincture of iodine, an iodophor, or 70% alcohol can be used as alternatives" (CDC, 2011, p.
After irrigating the scrotal rent with Tincture of iodine and removing all debris and dead necrotic material, it was packed with gauze impregnated with tincture of iodine.
PVP-I is a broad spectrum biocidal agent which is highly soluble than other iodine compounds like Tincture of iodine and Lugols solution.
On its own, a tincture of iodine is a dark yellow colour.
The travel doctor gave me a tincture of iodine kit that I could use to disinfect water, if needed, when I was in Tanzania.