Inpatient silver sulphadiazine versus outpatient nanocrystalline silver models of care for pediatric scald burns: A value analysis.

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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Scalds represent the most frequent pediatric burn injury. Inpatient nonsurgical wound management of small or medium-size burns (<20% total body surface area) represents a significant proportion of the cost of care, with nanocrystalline silver (NCS) and silver sulphadiazine (SSD) among the most commonly used dressings. Although several… (More)

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