- Clinical: The good old days. // GP: General Practitioner;5/13/2005, p68
This article focuses on the therapeutic importance and usage of tar in the form of pix liquida which is suggested to be a remedy for skin disease of the chronic scaly kind. When the skin is so dry as to be shed in large quantities, the effect can be equivalent to that of a snowstorm, known as...
- triclosan. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p760
A definition of the term "triclosan" is presented. Triclosan is said to refer to a kind of an antiseptic drug that is mainly used for skin disinfection. In particular, the antiseptic may be used prior to conducting surgical procedures by physicians and other hospital employees in order to...
- Hand Sanitizers: Smart or Risky? // Latitudes Online;7/14/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p3
The article explores the health risks posed by hand sanitizers. It is noted that most hand sanitizer products do not actually kill viruses because viruses are simply less likely to attach to them. Hand-washing is cited as the tried and true approach, as sanitizers do not remove dirt and grime....
- cetrimide. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p148
Presents information on cetrimide, an antiseptic and disinfectant which is used therapeutically for cleansing the skin and scalp, burns and wounds and, as a cream, as a soap substitute for conditions such as acne and seborrhoea. It is also used for minor cuts, abrasions and for cold sores.
- Hand Sanitizers Make Debut. // MMR;10/19/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p40
The article reports on the move of Environmental Solutions International LLC (ESI) to introduce a two-stock keeping unit (SKU) line of alcohol-free foaming hand sanitizer called the Smart & Silky in the U.S. It states that the said sanitizer are weapon in the illness-prevention and to decrease...
- Ozone and Ozonated Oils in Skin Diseases: A Review. Travagli, V.; Zanardi, I.; Valacchi, G.; Bocci, V. // Mediators of Inflammation;2010, Vol. 2010, p1
Although orthodox medicine has provided a variety of topical anti-infective agents, some of them have become scarcely effective owing to antibiotic- and chemotherapeutic-resistant pathogens. For more than a century, ozone has been known to be an excellent disinfectant that nevertheless had to be...
- Validation Requirements for Disinfection Efficacy. Kent, John S. // Pharmaceutical Technology;Jan2013, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p35
The article provides an answer to a question on usefulness of periodic re-evaluation related to efficacy of disinfectant.
- Don't Overdo The Disinfectant. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Apr99, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the statement that the overuse of disinfectants could lead to the development of drug-resistant bacteria. Possibility for micro-organisms to become resistant to disinfectants.
- Didecyl methyl polyoxyethyl ammonium propionate. // Reactions Weekly;7/2/2011, Issue 1358, p15
The article describes the case of a 53-year-old man who developed occupational allergic contact dermatitis following exposure to didecyl methyl polyoxyethyl ammonium propionate, published in the May 2009 issue of the journal "Contact Dermatitis."