Pruritus in Burns: Review Article

@article{Goutos2009PruritusIB,
  title={Pruritus in Burns: Review Article},
  author={I. Goutos and P. Dziewulski and P. Richardson},
  journal={Journal of Burn Care & Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={221-228}
}
  • I. Goutos, P. Dziewulski, P. Richardson
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Burn Care & Research
  • Pruritus represents a common and distressing feature of burn wounds. Over the last decades, significant advances in neuroanatomical and neurophysiological knowledge have resulted in the elucidation of the mediators and pathways involved in the transmission of pruritic impulses. A plethora of therapeutic approaches have been evaluated mostly in small-scale studies involving burns patients targeting both the peripheral and the central components of the neurologic pathway. Antihistamines, doxepin… CONTINUE READING
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