ON THE USE OF CERTAIN ANTISEPTIC SUBSTANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF INFECTED WOUNDS *

@article{DakinONTU,
  title={ON THE USE OF CERTAIN ANTISEPTIC SUBSTANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF INFECTED WOUNDS *},
  author={H. D. Dakin},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  volume={2},
  pages={318 - 320}
}
  • H. D. Dakin
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
  • IN order to make a jucdicious clhoice of the antiseptic most likely to give useful results in the treatment of infected wounds m:lany different factors lhave to be considered in addition to germicidal activity, including tlle irritating properties of the substances, their toxicity, solubility, ability to penetrate tissues and to be absorbed, and their chemical reactions with proteins and other tissue constituents. The k.illing of bacteria by ordinary antiseptic substances is esseiltially a… CONTINUE READING
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