Topical treatment of pediatric patients with burns: a practical guide.

@article{Palmieri2002TopicalTO,
  title={Topical treatment of pediatric patients with burns: a practical guide.},
  author={Tina Palmieri and David G. Greenhalgh},
  journal={American journal of clinical dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={3 8},
  pages={
          529-34
        }
}
Over 440 000 children receive medical attention for burn injuries each year in the US. Burn wound infections are a major source of morbidity and mortality in these patients. Infected wounds not only heal more slowly, but also may lead to systemic infections. The factors that contribute to wound complications are both the size and depth of the wound. Burn depth is usually categorized into first-degree (superficial, involving only the epidermis), second-degree (partial thickness, involving both… CONTINUE READING

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