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Bismuth+Iodoform paste

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Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

The paste is spread evenly onto a suitable length of sterile ribbon gauze. The impregnated gauze is then used in the following:ENT Surgical ProceduresAs an antiseptic gauze used to prevent infection and thus assists healing following ENT surgical procedures.It is not recommended that the gauze is placed into open woundsAcute EpistaxisTo pack the nasal cavity in order to stop/reduce the flow of blood.

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