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advancedtissue.com/2015/07/the-best-and-worst-ideas-for-open-wounds

Jul 28, 2015 ... Conventional wisdom suggests using disinfectants and antiseptics like hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, or iodine to clean open wounds.

www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cuts/basics/art-20056711

Minor cuts and scrapes usually stop bleeding on their own. If needed, apply gentle pressure with a clean bandage or cloth and elevate the wound until bleeding ...

www.webmd.com/first-aid/ss/slideshow-wound-care-dos-and-donts

Using hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol to clean an injury can actually harm the tissue and delay healing. The best way to clean a minor wound is with cool ...

www.webmd.com/first-aid/relieving-wound-pain

Apr 30, 2019 ... Over-the-counter skin antibiotics, like Neosporin or Polysporin, help keep the skin moist and ward off infection. It's not always necessary to use ...

www.medicinenet.com/cuts_scrapes_and_puncture_wounds/article.htm

Cover the area with a bandage (such as gauze or a Band-Aid) to help prevent infection and dirt from getting in the wound. A first aid antibiotic ointment ( Bacitracin, ...

www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/tissue-viability/when-is-wound-cleansing-necessary-and-what-solution-should-be-used-20-08-2018

Aug 20, 2018 ... Abstract Routinely cleansing wounds at every dressing change can do more harm than good, as scrubbing the granulating wound bed with gauze swabs ... Box 2 provid...

www.ucihealth.org/blog/2018/10/wound-care

Oct 30, 2018 ... Don't douse a minor wound with antiseptics like iodine or hydrogen ... If you are unsure about your wound, it's a good idea to seek medical ...

health.clevelandclinic.org/handling-injuries-from-small-cuts-to-serious-wounds

Apr 10, 2018 ... Do you know the best way to care for minor cuts and injuries? ... New tissue is especially susceptible to harsh antiseptics because it's more ...

www.woundsresearch.com/article/1585

May 6, 2003 ... Two official guidelines have been released recently concerning antiseptic use on wounds. Povidone iodine has been Food and Drug ...

www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/accidents-first-aid-and-treatments/how-do-i-clean-a-wound

A plaster or larger dressing is usually all that is needed to stop a wound ... gently dab or wipe the skin with it – don't use antiseptic as this may damage the skin ...