Formalin (0.25%) as topical anti-microbial agent in burns.

  title={Formalin (0.25%) as topical anti-microbial agent in burns.},
  author={R. Nair and Avinash Nivritti Supe and A B Samsi},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  volume={37 1},
In a prospective controlled trial, 0.25% formalin spray was compared with 2% silver sulfadiazine cream as the local treatment of burns. Formation and separation of eschar, infection and death rates were recorded. In the group receiving formalin, rates of formation and separation of eschar were significantly more (P less than 0.001 and P less than 0.05 resp… CONTINUE READING
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