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This study is to compare the treatment with two different silver-containing wound dressings: aquacel AG hydrofiber versus acticoat burn dressing.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Burn Wounds - Partial Thickness (2nd Degree)
aquacel AG hydrofiber versus acticoat burn dressing
University Hospital Ghent
University Hospital, Ghent
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:43:21-0400
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