Wound care with antibacterial honey (Medihoney) in pediatric hematology–oncology

@article{Simon2005WoundCW,
  title={Wound care with antibacterial honey (Medihoney) in pediatric hematology–oncology},
  author={Arne Simon and Kai Sofka and Gertrud Wiszniewsky and Gisela Blaser and Udo Dipl Ing Bode and G Fleischhack},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={91-97}
}
The physiologic process of wound healing is impaired and prolonged in pediatric patients receiving chemotherapy. Due to profound immunosuppression, wound infection can easily spread and act as the source of sepsis. Referring to in vitro studies, which confirmed the antibacterial potency of special honey preparations against typical isolates of nosocomially acquired wound infections (including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Vancomycin-resistant enterococci) and considering the… CONTINUE READING
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