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Name: Anaesthesia and intensive care
Antiseptic and antibacterial solutions used for intraoperative irrigation are intended to kill bacteria and thereby decrease the incidence of surgical site infections. It is unknown if the concentrati...
Iodine has been recognized as an effective bactericide since the 1800's, and povidone-iodine (PI) solution has been applied to the ocular surface and periocular skin since the 1980's to prevent endoph...
Skin preparation with antiseptic agents is commonly recommended for incisional site cleansing before surgery. We present the result of a prospective case series submitted to a scheduled pre-operative ...
Determine whether premedication with midazolam influences the effect of povidone-iodine ophthalmic prep solution on respiration in children undergoing strabismus surgery with general anest...
To determine if routinely available 10% povidone-iodine swabs are more effective than saline and 3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic 5% Povidone-Iodine USP for decolonizing MRSA.
The best antiseptic solution for cateheter care remains unknown.High concentration in aquous solution or low concentration in alcoholic solution of chlorhexidine actbetter than povidone io...
Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive method used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. It allows surgeons to take a look on the abdominal and pelvic organs. Diagnostic laparoscopy is usu...
Primary Hypothesis: chlorhexidine gluconate antiseptic vaginal preparation is superior to povidone-iodine vaginal preparation in decreasing the bacterial load within the vagina when preppi...
An iodinated polyvinyl polymer used as topical antiseptic in surgery and for skin and mucous membrane infections, also as aerosol. The iodine may be radiolabeled for research purposes.
Preparations used as alternatives or supplements to hand washing with soap and water to destroy microorganisms and prevent transmission of pathogens. The active ingredient may be ETHANOL; 1-PROPANOL; or POVIDONE-IODINE in a gel, foam, or liquid solution.
Stable iodine atoms that have the same atomic number as the element iodine, but differ in atomic weight. I-127 is the only naturally occurring stable iodine isotope.
Unstable isotopes of iodine that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. I atoms with atomic weights 117-139, except I 127, are radioactive iodine isotopes.
Hypertonic sodium chloride solution. A solution having an osmotic pressure greater than that of physiologic salt solution (0.9 g NaCl in 100 ml purified water).