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- n. obsolete, US Alternative form of iodine.
- n. a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
“Even though the joint appears to be clean some tincture of iodin is used, as it checks the secretion of synovia and is, in every way, beneficial.”
“In chronic distensions of tendon sheaths synovia may be aspirated and about five cubic centimeters of equal parts of tincture of iodin and alcohol is injected into the cavity.”
“A very practical and fairly successful method of treatment consists in the aspiration of a quantity of synovia and injecting tincture of iodin.”
“Cadiot recommends the drainage of synovia with a suitable trocar and cannula and injecting a mixture consisting of tincture of iodin, one part, to two parts of sterile water, to which is added a small quantity of potassium iodid.”
“The latter agent is added to prevent precipitation of the iodin.”
“This authority (Cadiot) further advocates the removal of practically all of the synovia that will run out through the cannula and the immediate introduction of as much as one hundred cubic centimeters of the above mentioned iodin solution.”
“Where no marked swelling occurs within ten days, as the result of the injection of iodin, the injection may be repeated and, if thought necessary, the quantity may be materially increased.”
“Other agents, such as tincture of iodin, solutions of silver nitrate, saline solutions and various more or less irritating preparations have been employed; but in the use of these preparations one may either fail to stimulate sufficient inflammation to cause regeneration to take place, or infection is apt to occur.”
“The fetlock region is then enveloped with a poultice or an iodin and glycerin combination”
“Injections of a dilute tincture of iodin were employed every second or third day for a month and the wound was kept covered with the antiseptic dusting powder referred to heretofore.”
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