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    Condition: Skin Disinfection
    10/15/2014 5:39:16 PM

    Reviewer: Chip, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Following surgery in February 2014 on left foot to remove tissue due to staph infection, Dakin's Solution was prescribed and used to prevent infection to open wounds. Procedure was to soak gauze with solution, and cover, once daily. Excellent results, minor cost, and full recovery with no issues. I highly recommend. Amazing, as the formula has not changed since 1916, when created by Henry Drys ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Skin Disinfection
    5/30/2014 5:58:15 AM

    Reviewer: musicmaker, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had lung surgery and developed a wound infection postop. Back to the operating room twice for this. The second time MRSA set in and the usual antibiotics used for MRSA were not working. The surgeon then ordered Dakins that afternoon and by the next morning, the wound looked 4 thousand percent better! Amazing! No problems since and the incision healed quickly and without any further infection ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Skin Disinfection
    10/12/2013 4:54:01 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I contacted staph infection in a surgical site!! I was not healing it became a horrible wound! Dakins was the only thing that helped!!

    Condition: Skin Disinfection
    1/26/2013 1:16:40 AM

    Reviewer: dr.hassan, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    very good in wound debridement and rapid granulation tissue formation, i not obsorve any side effect till now (i use dakins solution from 15 years ago) if used in ideal conc.i,m usually use it in diabetic foot infection and bed sores.

    Condition: Skin Disinfection
    10/18/2012 10:25:35 PM

    Reviewer: Kyoto, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Dakins is absolutely amazing. Using on a severe deep tissue infection I have ad 4 over 1 year. Amazed at the immediate and sustained results of wet dry dressing. Almost ready 4 next step. I will always keep some for future use.

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