Burn management clinical resources
Browse some of our clinical resources and evidence about the management of partial thickness burns or the fixation of a skin graft.
Ulana Pawlak and Phil Davies
Mepilex® Ag in the management of partial-thickness burns: A review of the clinical evidence
Gee Kee E.L et al.
Randomised controlled trial of three burns dressings for partial thickness burns in children
Aggarwala S. et al.
Treatment of partial thickness burns: A prospective, randomized controlled trial comparing four routinely used burns dressings in an ambulatory care setting
Silverstein P. et al.
An open, parallel, randomized, comparative, multicenter studyto evaluate the cost-effectiveness, performance, tolerance, and safety of a silver-containing soft silicone foam dressing (intervention) vs silver sulfadiazine cream
For deep dermal burns, a combination of excision and grafting is generally preferred (Orgill, 2009). Patients with deep dermal burns often suffer from pain and anxiety, hence optimal dressing selection for both graft and donor sites is key.
Poster title: Clinical investigation of the performance and safety of a soft silicone wound contact layer containing silver in the treatment of skin grafts and a soft silicone transfer dressing containing silver in the treatment of donor sites in surgical burn patients. Poster, SAWC Spring 2017
Author: Paul Glat et al.
Donor site wounds can be challenging as these newly created wounds are likely to cause additional pain and/or scarring to the patient. Selecting a suitable dressing for donor site wounds is essential for their management.
Poster title: A post market follow up study to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of a gelling fibre product (Exufiber®) for the management of donor sites.
Author: Matilda Karlsson R.N and PhD