Haemostatic agents to stop haemorrhage
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Date: 5/10/2012 11:58:00 AM
Haemostatic agents help to stop haemorrhage from a surgical wound or an extracton site.The following agents given below serve as haemostatic agents.
1.Thrombin can be apllied on a cotton wool and placed in the wound.
2.Russell viper venom can also be placed on a cotton wool and placed in the surgical wound site.
3.A surgicel which is oxidised regenerated cellulose can be packed in to the tissue.It is absorbable and safe to use.The surgicel partially dissolves to form acid products which coagulate plasma proteins together with Hb to form a black and sticky clot.
4.Bone wax(Horsely’s) consisting of bees wax 7 parts by weight,olive oil 2 parts and phenol 1 part is packed in to the surgical wound.This helps in controlling the haemorrhage