Qualitative bacteriology in malignant wounds--a prospective, randomized, clinical study to compare the effect of honey and silver dressings.

@article{LundNielsen2011,
  title={Qualitative bacteriology in malignant wounds--a prospective, randomized, clinical study to compare the effect of honey and silver dressings.},
  author={Betina Lund-Nielsen and Lis Adamsen and Finn Gottrup and Mikael Rorth and Anders Tolver and Hans Jorn Kolmos},
  journal={Ostomy/wound management},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 7},
  pages={28-36}
}
 Between 5% and 10% of cancer patients develop malignant wounds. In vitro and some clinical studies suggest that silver- or honey-coated dressings may have an antibacterial effect in nonmalignant wounds, but their possible antibacterial effect in malignant wounds remains unknown. A prospective, randomized, single-blind controlled clinical study was conducted to evaluate the bacteriology of malignant wounds and compare the effect of a honey-coated (Group A) to a silver-coated… CONTINUE READING
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