Alternative forms of local treatment for burns.

  title={Alternative forms of local treatment for burns.},
  author={Edward Joseph Lister Lowbury and H. Albert Lilly and J. S. Cason and Donald M. Jackson and John Prince Bull and Joshua William Davies and Peter Michael Ford},
  volume={2 7734},
Abstract In a controlled trial of three alternative methods for local treatment of severe burns, a significantly lower incidence of bacterial colonisation was recorded in burns treated with local chemoprophylactic agents than in those treated by exposure in warm, dry air. Of the local chemoprophylactic methods, compresses of 0.5% silver-nitrate solution gave better protection in general against bacterial colonisation than 11.2% mafenide ('Sulfamylon') acetate cream with exposure of burns, but… CONTINUE READING