Biobrane versus 1% silver sulfadiazine in second-degree pediatric burns.

  title={Biobrane versus 1% silver sulfadiazine in second-degree pediatric burns.},
  author={Juan P. Barret and Peter G Dziewulski and Peter I Ramzy and Steven E. Wolf and Mayuri Desai and David N . Herndon},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={105 1},
Partial-thickness burns in children have been treated for many years by daily, painful tubbing, washing, and cleansing of the burn wound, followed by topical application of antimicrobial creams. Pain and impaired wound healing are the main problems. We hypothesized that the treatment of second-degree burns with Biobrane is superior to topical treatment. Twenty pediatric patients were prospectively randomized in two groups to compare the efficacy of Biobrane versus 1% silver sulfadiazine. The… CONTINUE READING

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