You will need
  • - iodine;
  • - Zelenka;
  • - q-tip;
  • - a cotton ball;
  • hydrogen peroxide;
  • - bactericide plaster;
  • - chlorhexidine.
A five per cent alcoholic solution of iodine use for the treatment of small and superficial wounds, abrasions, cuts. To prevent infection, just enough to irrigate the wound with a small amount of iodine or carry out treatment with a cotton swab, disk.
Children up to three years to treat wounds and abrasions with iodine is not recommended. And if the child has been damage to the skin, a more rational use green paint.
From the use of iodine and should abandon, if the wound is deep enough. The inner surface of such wounds is washed with hydrogen peroxide, and other disinfectants, for example chlorhexidine. For local surface treatment around the wound, you can use iodine. But treatment be extremely careful that the solution does not get inside of deep wounds. You then apply a sterile dressing and transporting the patient to the nearest casualty Department.
The main advantages in the processing of shallow wounds and abrasions with iodine: a rapid decontamination and dispersion effect. In case of intolerance to iodine, renal failure, dysfunction of the thyroid gland from iodine should be abandoned and processing antiseptic solutions such as chlorhexidine or hydrogen peroxide. Then lubricate the wound and scratches with paint.
A two percent solution of brilliant green can be used for the treatment of wounds, cuts, abrasions adults. If you want to use antiseptic children, you should stop the choice on a one percent solution.
Zelenka is much less dry skin and does not cause tissue necrosis. For the treatment of postoperative sutures are most often recommended to use the green paint.
Solution of brilliant green is impregnated with bactericidal plaster. In the absence of the ability to use a liquid solution, the wound is cleaned of contamination with sterile wipes and then use a bactericidal plaster, which need to be removed immediately as soon as I had the opportunity to use the solution of brilliant green.
Iodine cannot be used for treatment of the mucous membranes in order to avoid burn. Also it is not necessary to apply the iodine immediately after thermal or chemical burns.