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Allograft vs. exposure in the treatment of scalds--a prospective randomized controlled clinical study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2655829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a randomized controlled clinical trial (RCCT) the healing rate, infection and late cosmetic/functional results were investigated in 48 children admitted to hospital with scalds. They were treated with either exposure treatment (EP) or lyophilized allograft (LA). Healing rate was improved with LA treatment. The infection tendency was identical within the two groups. Late cosmetic/functional results were superior, with LA treatment compared to exposure treatment but only in the subgroup of superficial dermal scalds.
P Leicht; O Muchardt; M Jensen; B A Alsbjörn; B Sørensen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Burns, including thermal injury     Volume:  15     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Burns Incl Therm Inj     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-11     Completed Date:  1989-07-11     Revised Date:  2014-07-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7512054     Medline TA:  Burns Incl Therm Inj     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Biological Dressings*
Burns / therapy*
Child, Preschool
Clinical Trials as Topic
Prospective Studies
Random Allocation
Wound Healing*

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