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Topical treatment for facial burns

  1. Cornelis J Hoogewerf1,
  2. Margriet E Van Baar1,*,
  3. M Jenda Hop1,
  4. Marianne K Nieuwenhuis2,
  5. Irma MMH Oen1,
  6. Esther Middelkoop3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 9 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008058.pub2


How to Cite

Hoogewerf CJ, Van Baar ME, Hop MJ, Nieuwenhuis MK, Oen IMMH, Middelkoop E. Topical treatment for facial burns. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008058. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008058.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Burn Centre, Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, South-Holland, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Burn Centre, Martini Hospital, Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

  3. 3

    Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Burn Centre, Red Cross Hospital, Beverwijk, North-Holland, Netherlands

*Margriet E Van Baar, Burn Centre, Maasstad Hospital, Association of Dutch Burn Centres, PO Box 9100, Rotterdam, South-Holland, 3007 AC, Netherlands. baarm@maasstadziekenhuis.nl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 MEBO vs silver sulphadiazine (SSD), Outcome 1 Proportion completely healed in 10 days.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Gentamicin iontophoresis vs routine care, Outcome 1 Chondritis.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 Gentamicin iontophoresis vs routine care, Outcome 2 Gentamicin-resistant micro-organisms.
[Analysis 2.3]
Analysis 2.3. Comparison 2 Gentamicin iontophoresis vs routine care, Outcome 3 Length of hospital stay in days.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 1 Pain in minor burns during facial care.
[Analysis 3.2]
Analysis 3.2. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 2 Pain in minor burns between facial care.
[Analysis 3.3]
Analysis 3.3. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 3 Pain in major burns during facial care.
[Analysis 3.4]
Analysis 3.4. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 4 Pain in major burns between facial care.
[Analysis 3.5]
Analysis 3.5. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 5 Pain during facial care.
[Analysis 3.6]
Analysis 3.6. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 6 Pain between facial care.
[Analysis 3.7]
Analysis 3.7. Comparison 3 Bioengineered skin substitute vs topical antibiotic, Outcome 7 Length of hospital stay in days.
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Biological skin substitute vs SSD, Outcome 1 Hypertrophic scar formation.