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May 28, 1892

Glycerine.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(22):684. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411260026009

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Abstract

—Dr. Fiodoroff (Rev. de Thêrap.) uses glycerine in place of iodoform in dressing wounds and tabulates the reasons for his preference as follows: 1. Glycerine produces in external application no disagreeable secondary effects, whether local or general. 2. In suppurating wounds, it diminishes the suppuration, cleanses the granulations, prevents the morbid processes and accelerates the formation of the cicatrix. 3. It acts like a protective layer in cases where mucous membranes have been destroyed. 4. The walls of purulent cavities, under the influence of glycerine, are rapidly altered, healthy granulations making their appearance.

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