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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The final rule also seeks to ensure that the agency's safety and effectiveness evaluations and determinations for consumer antiseptic rub active ingredients are consistent, up-to-date and appropriately reflect current scientific knowledge and increasing use patterns.
Step 2: Help prevent infection with a proper antiseptic, every time It's important that you select the proper first aid product with the right ingredients; it's not one size fits all!
Medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX) reported on Tuesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval for the only fully sterile chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antiseptic BD ChloraPrep skin preparation in the US.
Savlon Antiseptic Cream This multipurpose cream cleans and treats minor skin injuries and is also handy for nappy rash, sunburn, spots, chapped skin, shaving nicks and as an antiseptic hand cream.
The efficacy of systemic antibiotic as well as topical antiseptic agents have been studied and analyzed by different researchers.
As you are preparing to scrub the patient's abdomen, the third-year medical student asks, "When I was on the Gynecology Service, I saw the doctors wash the vagina with an antiseptic solution before they performed a vaginal hysterectomy.
-- Using chlorhexidine-alcohol preoperative skin antisepsis at the time of abdominal hysterectomy is associated with a lower incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs), compared with using povidone-iodine antiseptic solution, a large retrospective study showed.
New Versaflex HC overmoulding thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for medical device housings offer enhanced resistance to commonly-used antiseptic cleaners, without loss of resilience, appearance of cracking and delamination of the product.
Two new overmotding TPEs for medical-device housings boast enhanced resistance to commonly used antiseptic cleaners.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad has suggested using urine as an antiseptic in times of emergency saying he had used it during his childhood.
Choice of antiseptic for skin preparation is primarily based on surgeon's knowledge of the product's efficacy, cost and ease of use.4 The most common skin preparation agents used today include products containing iodophor or chlorhexidine gluconate.
The Food and Drug Administration is requesting more scientific data on the safety and effectiveness of the active ingredients in antiseptic products used in hospitals, physician's offices, and other health care settings in a proposed rule issued April 30.
An antiseptic solution is recommended for exit site care to reduce numbers of microorganisms and avoid ESIs.