Dakin's solution(redirected from Dakins Solution)
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an aqueous solution containing sodium hypochlorite and sodium bicarbonate; used as a local antibacterial and formerly to irrigate wounds.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A dilute aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite used in cleansing wounds.
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