tincture of iodine


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tincture of iodine

Obsolete term for a simple alcoholic solution of iodine.
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Put several drops of tincture of iodine solution on the particles.
Indeed, tincture of iodine, iodoform, or one of the iodides, was applied to almost every case that resisted the ordinary routine of practice; and between 1820 and 1840 there appeared a remarkable series of essays and monographs testifying to the extraordinary benefits to be achieved by this new and potent remedy."
b) Navel spray/dip, eg, tincture of iodine, antibiotic spray.
The foal's navel stump should be dipped in tincture of iodine (7% solution), tamed iodine, or chlorhexadine (Nolvasan) solution as soon as the cord breaks, to guard against infection.
In 1819, he tested tincture of iodine at 250 mg/day, an excessive amount by today's standard, in 150 goiter patients with great success.
Buy a small bottle of USP Tincture of Iodine from your drugstore.
Analysis of these data shows that the use of tincture of iodine as a disinfectant and collection of higher blood culture volumes correlated with a lower contamination rate.
The cow should be milked a dozen or 15 times a day." "Once a day give the cow 20 drops of tincture of iodine in the feed.