BETADINE

This is a dressing that we use frequently to dry up a wound that has some serrous drainage (clear seepage from the wound).

MATERIALS

Adaptic or fine mesh gauze

Betadine solution

Either kerlex, ace wraps or tape to secure the dressing

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TECHNIQUE

Cover the adaptic or the fine mesh gauze with the betadine.

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Apply this to the incision or the wound and cover it with gauze and then secure the dressing with a wrap (either kerlex or ace wrap) or tape. Change every 8 to 12 hours.

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Tim Weber 2012