antiseptic


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Synonyms for antiseptic

Synonyms for antiseptic

free from dirt, stain, or impurities

Antonyms for antiseptic

thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

clean and honest

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freeing from error or corruption

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devoid of objectionable language

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According to Sedlack, antiseptic products have been used safely and effectively by healthcare workers for decades.
The broad spectrum antiseptic is available as hand wash, mouth wash and a whole range of products that can stop the spread of the infection through any body fluids.
Q: How has the healthcare industry's perspective on the topic of sterile antiseptic skin preparation changed since the FDA hearing a year ago?
Chlorhexidine, an antiseptic element in the mouthwashes, destroys certain microbes that produce nitrite, thus interfering with the proper dilation of blood vessels and blood flow, researchers, while explaining the occurrence, said.
US researchers tested a newer antiseptic against the iodine solution commonly used to prep surgery patients and found it cut all surgical-site infections by 40 percent.
Also, if you put an antiseptic in a patient with a perforated eardrum, the patient is going to experience significant pain.
A compound of oregano oil called carvacrol is a powerful antiseptic and so can be used as a gargle to soothe sore throats or mouth inflammations.
Not only are the ideal homes of today bloated, overwrought and gargantuan, they are also on the whole cleaner, and they even attempt to be antiseptic.
CareMates[TM] Antiseptic Instant Hand Sanitizer is part of Shepard Medical Products' infection-protection line.
Since the antiseptic treatment has been brought into full operation not a single instance of pyaemia, hospital gangrene, or erysipelas has occurred,' said Lister as he presented his revolutionising discovery to the British Medical Association in 1867.
A single pad for providing both an anesthetic and an antiseptic for an injection site has been patented.
Using a novel approach to microbe killing, a team of researchers has made a new coating that could render countertops, computer keyboards, and even hospital sheets permanently antiseptic.