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

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


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


Burn Wounds - Partial Thickness (2nd Degree)


aquacel AG hydrofiber versus acticoat burn dressing


University Hospital Ghent




University Hospital, Ghent

Results (where available)

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

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