• Historical Review of Dakin's Solution Applications

    13 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Dakin's solution and the Carrel-Dakin method were developed and integrated into clinical practice in the early 20th century, which were found to aid in effective wound healing and infection. This historical review briefly outlines highlights with respect to the history of infection management, wartime amputation, and wound treatment dating back to Galen through the early 20th century. This paper extensively reviews and discusses the historic use of Dakin's solution, which was developed almost a century ago, in both wartime settings and in the civilian sector as well.
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