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Cochrane Systematic Review: Aloe vera for treating acute and chronic wounds

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Dat AD, Poon F, Pham KB, Doust J

OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of Aloe vera-derived products (for example dressings and topical gels) on the healing of acute wounds (for example lacerations, surgical incisions and burns) and chronic wounds (for example infected wounds, arterial and venous ulcers).

Cochrane Systematic Review: Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns

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Wasiak J, Cleland H, Campbell F, Spinks A

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of burn wound dressings on superficial and partial thickness burns.

Cochrane Systematic Review: High-carbohydrate, high-protein, low-fat versus low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat enteral feeds for burns

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Masters B, Aarabi S, Sidhwa F, Wood F

OBJECTIVES: To examine the evidence for improved clinical outcomes in burn patients treated with high-carbohydrate, high-protein, low-fat enteral feeds (high-carbohydrate enteral feeds) compared with those treated with low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat enteral enteral feeds (high-fat enteral feeds).

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing burn wound infection

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Barajas-Nava LA, Lpez-Alcalde J, Roqu i Figuls M, Sol I, Bonfill Cosp X

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on rates of burn wound infection.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Topical treatment for facial burns

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Hoogewerf CJ, Van Baar ME, Hop MJ, Nieuwenhuis MK, Oen IM, Middelkoop E

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of topical interventions on wound healing in people with facial burns of any depth.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Honey as a topical treatment for wounds

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Jull AB, Walker N, Deshpande S

OBJECTIVES: The objective was to determine whether honey increases the rate of healing in acute wounds (e.g. burns, lacerations) and chronic wounds (e.g. skin ulcers, infected surgical wounds).