Volume : VIII, Issue : VII, July - 2019

Effectiveness of topical application of SUPEROXIDISED SOLUTION to prevent SSI in post operative wound of emergency laparotomy in a rural tertiary care centre: A prospective study

Dr. Dhrubajyoti Maulik, Dr. Oli Das Adhikary

Abstract :

BACKGROUND: The management of wounds is fundamental in the practice of surgery. Wound complication in postoperative wound of Emergency laparotomy is a very common phenomenon in our daily practice & it’s manage is a challenge to surgeon. Superoxidised solution is a new concept in wound management, it is an electrochemically processed aqueous solution with neutral pH, non toxic, non–irrigating, no rinse dermal wound irrigant. AIMS: To compare the efficacy of Superoxidised aqueous solution against Povidone Iodine on postoperative wound of emergency laparotomy in terms of wound healing and disinfection. SETTINGS & DESIGN: This prospective study was conducted at Bankura Sammilani Medical College & Hospital for a period of 18 month (from July 2017–feury 2019.) on a study population of 60 patients . MATERIAL AND METHODS: Study group included 60 patients who undergone emergency laparotomy. Informed consent was taken, routine and specific investigations, history taken.. Assessments were done on Day5,8,11,14 Days. Summary: Superoxidised solution is safe and effective in post operative wound of emergency laparotomy in wound care management and gives better efficacy and faster response as compared to the traditional Povidone–iodine topical application.

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EFFECTIVENESS OF TOPICAL APPLICATION OF SUPEROXIDISED SOLUTION TO PREVENT SSI IN POST OPERATIVE WOUND OF EMERGENCY LAPAROTOMY IN A RURAL TERTIARY CARE CENTRE: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY, Dr.Dhrubajyoti Maulik, Dr.Oli Das Adhikary PARIPEX‾INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-7 | July-2019


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