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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The surgical wound was painted with Tincture of Iodine and regular dressing was done with Povidone iodine till complete healing.
If there is a contraindication to chlorhexidine, tincture of iodine, an iodophor, or 70% alcohol can be used as alternatives" (CDC, 2011, p.
Before starting the operation, the scrotum and sheath were thoroughly cleaned with soap and water, followed by application of tincture of iodine as an antiseptic.
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.
The catheter hub and skin should be cleaned with either alcohol, tincture of iodine, or 2% chlorhexidine (not povidone-iodine), allowing adequate time for drying.
For the reader's information, the alcoholic solution is tincture of iodine and the colloidal suspension is a saturated aqueous solution of diatomic iodine, [I.
tincture of iodine (5 percent) can be purchased at a drug store
in a cooler season, but also shaded with tincture of iodine and a