Silver nitrate is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent commonly used in a wound dressing to prepare a wound for healing. In the correct concentration, silver controls mold, yeast, and bacteria. Silver kills microbes by i... More »

Silver nitrate is a corrosive chemical substance made from silver and nitric acid. It is administered either in stick form or a liquid form diluted with water. More »

Silver nitrate, or AgNO3, mixed with distilled water is a solution. A solution is a homogeneous mixture where one substance dissolves in another substance. Explained by ABetterChemText, the solute is broken down complete... More »

A debriding agent is a substance that removes dead tissue or debris from a wound to allow effective healing. Debridement minimizes the risk of infection and stops the spread of unhealthy tissue or infection. Some example... More »

Silver nitrate is a corrosive chemical substance made from silver and nitric acid. It is administered either in stick form or a liquid form diluted with water. More »

To care for a healing broken wrist after removing a cast, doctors recommend cleaning the skin gently with warm water and mild soap using gauze pads or a soft cloth and caring for any open wound as instructed by a health ... More »

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To use Dakin's solution for wound care, apply it as a cleanser or irrigation by pouring it on the affected region, instructs WebMD. You can also spray the solution on the injured area, or use it to dampen wound dressings... More »