A review of negative-pressure wound therapy in the management of burn wounds.

@article{Kantak2016ARO,
  title={A review of negative-pressure wound therapy in the management of burn wounds.},
  author={Neelesh A Kantak and Riyam Mistry and Eric Glenn Halvorson},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 8},
  pages={
          1623-1633
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Negative pressure has been employed in various aspects of burn care and the aim of this study was to evaluate the evidence for each of those uses. METHODS The PubMed and Cochrane CENTRAL databases were queried for articles in the following areas: negative pressure as a dressing for acute burns, intermediate treatment prior to skin grafting, bolster for skin autografts, dressing for integration of dermal substitutes, dressing for skin graft donor sites, and integrated dressing in… CONTINUE READING
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