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Bacterial Control in Partial Thickness Burns Using Silver-Containing Wound Dressings

2014-07-23 21:43:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is to compare the treatment with two different silver-containing wound dressings: aquacel AG hydrofiber versus acticoat burn dressing.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Burn Wounds - Partial Thickness (2nd Degree)

Intervention

aquacel AG hydrofiber versus acticoat burn dressing

Location

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent
Belgium
9000

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Ghent

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:43:21-0400

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Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.

Antibacterial used topically in burn therapy.

A sulfonamide that inhibits the enzyme carbonic anhydrase and is used as topical anti-infective, especially in burn therapy.

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A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.

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