Betadine


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Betadine

 [ba´tah-dēn]
trademark for preparations of povidone-iodine, a topical antiinfective.

Betadine

(bā′tə-dīn′)
A trademark for an over-the-counter preparation of povidone iodine.

Betadine

a trademark for a topical antiinfective (povidone-iodine).

Betadine®

Povidone-iodine Nursing A popular topical antiseptic used as a surgical scrub

Betadine

The brand name for POVIDONE IODINE, a mild antiseptic, which is used as a surgical scrub or as a lotion, ointment, mouthwash or gargle.

inversion

turning inward

betadine (bāˑ·t·dīn),

n an antiseptic agent used topically to destroy microbes. In comparison to iodine, it is less likely to sensitize or sting the affected area. It is also soluble in water and will not permanently stain clothes. Also called
povidone-iodine.

Betadine

a proprietary name for povidone-iodine.
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Comparison of the effect of Betadine and water in episiotomy.
He said the use of Betadine was not common practice because its dark colour makes it difficult to monitor discharge from operative wounds.
Then, in first stage, each subject scrubbed their hands with Betadine (povidone iodine 7.
However, he did opine that none of the defendants had a duty to inspect for the Betadine prep solution under the tourniquet.
We apply Betadine Solution to the blisters to toughen the skin and prevent them from opening up.
He'd cut himself whilst trying to manoeuvre a pounds 5,000 NHS TV screen into the back of their transit van and the doctors and nurses were all very courteous to him whilst they mopped up the offending digit and applied a betadine dressing.
Widhy: When I first started, wound care basically consisted of the topical application of Betadine and hydrogen peroxide.
A Betadine dampened sponge was placed over the open wound, and the lower extremity was splinted to minimize soft tissue damage.
At the time, the treatment protocol was to rinse the wound with half-strength peroxide and water, then apply half-strength Betadine and a gauze dressing.
It delivers more Betadine to a precise area and avoids the mess that occurs when applying antiseptics.
Next, douse the site with a skin disinfectant such as Betadine or Povidone (unless you're allergic to iodine, which both of these products contain), and cover it with a Band-Aid (not too tightly), In most cases of nail tearing, however, you should probably see a podiatrist.