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Aquacel Ag in the management of partial-thickness burns: results of a clinical trial.
TLDR
Overall, Aquacel Ag combines several properties known to be beneficial for the management of partial-thickness burns and is a very good choice for superficial and mid-thicksness burn injuries. Expand
Preservation methods of allografts and their (lack of) influence on clinical results in partial thickness burns.
  • M. Hermans
  • Medicine
  • Burns : journal of the International Society for…
  • 1 August 2011
TLDR
The results of this survey indicate that there is no evidence that viability of the graft influences healing outcomes, and other aspects, such as intrinsic antimicrobial safety of the preservation method and cost should be the primary criteria for the choice of preservation method to be used for allografts. Expand
A general overview of burn care
  • M. Hermans
  • Medicine
  • International wound journal
  • 1 September 2005
TLDR
The article outlines and reviews these guidelines and indicates that the majority of burn victims do not need to be treated in a burn centre, provided that proper guidelines are followed. Expand
Optimal treatment of partial thickness burns in children: a systematic review.
TLDR
In general, membranous dressings like Biobrane(®) and amnion membrane performed better than the standard of care on epithelialization rate, length of hospital stay and pain for treatment of partial thickness burns in children. Expand
HydroColloid dressing (Duoderm) for the treatment of superficial and deep partial thickness burns.
  • M. Hermans
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian journal of plastic and…
  • 1987
TLDR
HydroColloid Dressing was found to be a very good dressing for the treatment of smaller partial thickness burns and provided faster re-epithelialization than allografts or SSD. Expand
Silver-containing dressings and the need for evidence.
  • M. Hermans
  • Medicine
  • Advances in skin & wound care
  • 1 December 2006
TLDR
This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in better understanding the evidence for and current use of silver-based dressings. Expand
Results of a survey on the use of different treatment options for partial and full thickness burns.
  • M. Hermans
  • Medicine
  • Burns : journal of the International Society for…
  • 1 September 1998
TLDR
The article describes the results of the survey and analyses the different treatment preferences of opinion leaders in the field of burn care. Expand
Silver-containing dressings and the need for evidence.
  • M. Hermans
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of nursing
  • 1 March 2007
TLDR
The field of wound care has been inundated with "active" dressings--those that deliver biologically active substances to the wound site--and much attention has been given to those containing silver, but research findings on silver's antimicrobial efficacy are often inconclusive or contradictory. Expand
Failure to Reposition After Sliding Down in Bed Increases Pressure at the Sacrum and Heels.
  • M. Hermans, E. Call
  • Medicine
  • Wounds : a compendium of clinical research and…
  • 1 July 2015
TLDR
The total contact area of the patients decreased as they slid down, resulting in increased pressure, particularly on the sacral area and the heels, which likely contribute to the development of pressure ulcers. Expand
Managing Wounds with Exposed Bone and Tendon with an Esterified Hyaluronic Acid Matrix (eHAM): A Literature Review and Personal Experience.
TLDR
The individual authors concluded that the esterified hyaluronic acid matrix (eHAM) is a valuable tool to assist in the complete healing of difficult to heal wounds. Expand
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