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https://woundcareadvisor.com/how-to-apply-silver-nitrate/

It's also an effective agent to cauterize bleeding in wounds. Silver nitrate is a highly caustic material, so it must be used with caution to prevent damage to healthy ...

https://www.woundsource.com/blog/what-are-silver-nitrate-sticks

Apr 30, 2020 ... In wound care, it is used to treat hypergranulation, as well as aiding the healing ... When silver nitrate sticks are used for cauterization, it may be ...

https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/d04208a1

Silver nitrate topical (for use on the skin) is used to cauterize infected tissues around a skin wound. Silver nitrate can also help create a scab to help stop bleeding ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537873/

Oct 30, 2018 ... Topical hemostatic agents have been used in the treatment for superficial wound bleeding and include chemical cauterizing agents (e.g, silver ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4zVjRrNPlg

Nov 18, 2011 ... When silver nitrate is applied it works best when the wound is maximumly dry. Initially, what you will want to do is to use a gauze and apply ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caustic_pencil

A caustic pencil (or silver nitrate stick) is a device for applying topical medication containing silver nitrate and potassium nitrate, used to chemically cauterize skin ...

https://www.rxlist.com/consumer_silver_nitrate/drugs-condition.htm

Silver nitrate is a prescription topical solution used in treating wounds and burns on the skin as an anti-infective agent.

https://www.drugs.com/mtm/silver-nitrate-topical.html

Aug 14, 2018 ... Silver nitrate topical (for use on the skin) is used to cauterize infected tissues around a skin wound. Silver nitrate can also help create a scab to ...

http://phc.amedd.army.mil/PHC%20Resource%20Library/Silver_Nitrate_Applicator_Disposal_FS-37_066_0514.pdf

Silver nitrate sticks are also used to cauterize superficial blood vessels in the nose to help stop nose bleeds. Dentists use them to heal oral ulcers. Veterinarians ...

https://www.mountainside-medical.com/products/100-bray-silver-nitrate-sticks-for-cauterization

One common use of silver nitrate sticks is in Emergency Medicine, to control epistaxis (nosebleed). The stick is rolled on the affected mucous membrane or visible ...