Optimal treatment of partial thickness burns in children: a systematic review.

  title={Optimal treatment of partial thickness burns in children: a systematic review.},
  author={A F P M Jos Vloemans and Michel H E Hermans and Martijn B. A. van der Wal and Jeroen H F Liebregts and Esther Middelkoop},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  volume={40 2},
A large part of the patient population of a burn centre consists of children, most of whom are younger than four years. The majority of these young children suffer from superficial and deep partial thickness scald burns that may easily deepen to full thickness burns. A proper wound therapy, that prevents infection and ensures a moist wound condition, might prevent the deterioration of the wound. Therefore, we performed a systematic review of wound management and dressing materials to select the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures and tables from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 91 references

: a comparison between a hydrofiber and silver sulphadiazine

  • TE Lobe, GF Anderson, DR King, ET Boles
  • 2012

in children

  • LF Ou, SY Lee, YC Chen, RS Yang, YW Tang
  • 2012

Comparisons of the effects of biological membrane (amnion) and silver sulfadiazine in the management of burn wounds in children

  • AK Mostaque, Abdur Rahman KBM
  • J Burn Care Res
  • 2011

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…