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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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5 with increasing GD of PAAc to increasing treatment time onto the surface of silicone immobilization of CS and silver sulfadiazine, the more hydrophilic group such as carboxyl and amine group were introduced onto the surface of wound dressing, and the more cells were attached as consequently.
Influence of triple-lumen central venous catheters coated with chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine on the incidence of catheter-related bacteremia.
Comparison of silver sulfadiazine, povidone-iodine and physiologic saline in the treatment of pressure ulcers.
To decrease the chance of infection associated with chemical necrosis from any chemotherapeutic agent, one author recommends that sites be treated with 1% silver sulfadiazine and covered with a sterile dressing.
Blood vessels in an acute burn wound are vasodilated and have an increased permeability, so when silver sulfadiazine is applied to a wound during this inflammatory stage, which may last for several days, silver is likely to be absorbed.
Interestingly, one of the products they recommend for that purpose is silver sulfadiazine, a product we manufacture for the burn market.
Although silver sulfadiazine and povidone-iodine are both effective treatments for these more severe injuries, the first is easier to use and painless.
Naval Hospital in Bethesda compared six different methods of treating the umbilical cord: applying triple dye daily until the cord fell off; one triple dye application followed by alcohol daily until the cord fell off; triple dye once and no other treatment; povidone-iodine (commercially sold as Betadine) applied daily until the cord fell off; silver sulfadiazine (sold as Sulfadine) daily until cord separation; and bacitracin ointment daily until the cord fell off.
The most notable are the Arrow[R] PICC with ChloragOard([TM]) technology, the world's only chlorhexidine-based antimicrobial and antithrombogenic PICC, and the ARROW CVC with ARROWgOard[R] Technology which utilizes chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine.
Tenders are invited for Ointment Silver Sulfadiazine 1% W/W And Chlorhexid
After disinfection and cleaning, wound beds of the study group were covered with silver-containing soft-silicone foam dressing, and wound surfaces of the control group were wiped with 1% silver sulfadiazine cream (60 g/100 cm2).
In the study, silver sulfadiazine was the most commonly prescribed treatment "even though there are considerable data illustrating that its use will delay wound closure and healing (J Invest Dermatol.