The rubber seal of the vial was doused with 10% povidone
iodine for 3-4 minutes, which was wiped out with 70% alcohol swab.
Results: Rate of surgical site infection was significantly low 8.6% in chlorhexidine alcohol group as compared to 13.8% in povidone
iodine group (p=0.016).
pleurodesis: Experience of a tertiary hospital.
A previous study suggested that preoperative hand-made nasal povidone
iodine with topical chlorhexidine demonstrated a similar effectiveness, compared to nasal mupirocin, to decolonize S.
KEY WORDS: Lower Limb Ulcers; Superoxidized Solution; Povidone
Iodine; Clinical Efficacy; Microbiological Response
After completion of sutures gauze bandage wetted with Povidone
iodine was applied over the head (Fig.
Computer generated random numbers using block randomisation was used to randomise the patients into 2 groups- 30 in the Povidone
iodine dressing group and 30 in the Nanosilver dressing group, with the help of sealed numbered envelopes.
Dubai: A new research conducted on Povidone
Iodine, a broad-spectrum antiseptic shows it to be 99.9 per cent effective against the Ebola virus and this may be used widely by the more than five million Haj travellers planning their pilgrimage this year as a preventive step to combat the spread of the deadly virus.
In this present study wound healing accelerating properties of chitosan alone and with povidone
iodine combinations were used on cutaneous wounds to study its efficacy in rabbits.
A prospective double blind study was carried out tocompare the efficacy of 0.02% chlorhexidine and 0.5% povidone
iodine as an irrigating agent on control of pain and swelling following removal of bilaterally impacted lower third molars.
Unlike other feminine wash brands which commonly use lactic acid, Betadine has povidone
iodine as its active ingredient, which acts more as an antiseptic to help protect women against vaginal infection.
In the trials, honey gave better results in comparison to Povidone
iodine ( Betadine), which is normally used for wound healing purpose," said Dr Anurag Srivastava, professor of surgery at AIIMS.