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silverware

silver coins

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second prize

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snowy

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a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal

coins made of silver

a light shade of grey

silverware eating utensils

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a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition

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coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam

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turn silver

made from or largely consisting of silver

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having the white lustrous sheen of silver

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of lustrous grey

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The gel, which contains 30 times less silver than silver sulfadiazine, did not have any apparent toxic effects when applied to the healthy skin of test animals.
A multicentre, randomised control trial compared this catheter with the ARROWgard[TM] (chlorhexidine/ silver sulfadiazine impregnated catheter) in adult patients (27).
Localized argyria is caused by local exposure to silver, for example by silver jewelry or silver sulfadiazine cream.
Another method used experimentally is the topical application of methylene blue (150 g) mixed with silver sulfadiazine (500 g).
Topical preparations that may be helpful include dimethyl sulfoxide (Rimso-50), silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene), benzoyl peroxide (Benzac, Brevoxyl, Desquam, Triaz, ZoDerm), oxyquinoline (Trimo-san Vaginal Jelly), and gentamicin (Garamycin).
During the 1960s, silver nitrate and silver sulfadiazine cream were employed as antimicrobial agents in the treatment of wound infections.
At Nebraska Medical Center, patients often are treated topically with silver sulfadiazine cream.
Silver sulfadiazine inhibits epithelial migration and can delay healing.
Silver nitrate drops may be used on newborns to prevent eye infections; silver sulfadiazine cream is used topically to prevent and treat infection in second- and third-degree burns.
However, in vitro studies of Pseudomonas stutzeri exposed to slowly increasing concentrations of chlorhexidine, in the absence of silver sulfadiazine, have demonstrated the development of resistance to chlorhexidine and associated resistance to several classes of therapeutic antimicrobial agents (17).
Topicals such as silver sulfadiazine penetrate the eschar in order to provide this effect but are continuously absorbed and may lead to adverse reactions (Lynch, Key, & White, 1979).
Silver sulfadiazine has been widely accepted as the standard treatment for burn injuries in both animals and humans [1, 2].