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Interventions for treating phosphorus burns

  1. Loai Barqouni1,*,
  2. Nafiz Abu Shaaban2,
  3. Khamis Elessi3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 4 JUN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 OCT 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008805.pub3


How to Cite

Barqouni L, Abu Shaaban N, Elessi K. Interventions for treating phosphorus burns. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD008805. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008805.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Islamic University of Gaza, Faculty of Medicine, Gaza, Palestine

  2. 2

    Al Shifaa Hospital, Plastic Surgery and Burns Department, Gaza, Palestine

  3. 3

    Islamic University, College of Medicine, Gaza, Palestine

*Loai Barqouni, Faculty of Medicine, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine. lnb6des@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 4 JUN 2014

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Curreri 1970 {published data only}
  • Curreri PW, Asch MJ, Pruitt BA. The treatment of chemical burns: specialized diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic considerations. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care  1970 ;10(8):634-42.
Summerlin 1967 {published data only}

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Al Barqouni 2010 {published data only}
Barillo 2004  {published data only}
  • Barillo DJ, Cancio LC, Goodwin CW. Treatment of white phosphorus and other chemical burn injuries at one burn center over a 51-year period. Burns 2004 ;30(5):448-52.
Broekhuizen 1982 {published data only}
  • Broekhuizen AH. Burns caused by phosphorus. Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde 1982;126(13):569-72.
Carras 1993 {published data only}
  • Carras PM, Tavera E, Le Bever H, Rives JM, Le Reveille R, Carsin H. White phosphorus burns with non hemodynamic pulmonary edema. JEUR 1993;6(1):16-19.
Chou 2001 {published data only}
Conner 2007 {published data only}
Davis 2002 {published data only}
Fang 1987 {published data only}
  • Fang DH, Li ZY, Zhang MY. Treatment of burns caused by voice and light-displaying agents. Chinese Journal of Surgery 1987;25(4):233-34.
Frank 2008 {published data only}
  • Frank M, Schmucker U, Nowotny T, Ekkernkamp A, Hinz P. Not all that glistens is gold: civilian white phosphorus burn injuries. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2008 ;26(8):974.e3-5.
Karunadasa 2010 {published data only}
  • Karunadasa KP, Abeywickrama Y, Perera C. White phosphorus burns managed without copper sulfate: lessons from war. Journal of Burn Care and Research 2010;31(3):503.
Konjoyan 1983 {published data only}
Loveall 2007 {published data only}
  • Loveall CF, Manuel AL, Stansberry RD, Williams JH, Molnar JA, Holmes JH IV. White phosphorus and its ability to cause serious burns. Journal of Burn Care and Research 2007;28(6):S202.
Mozingo 1988 {published data only}
Saracoglu 2013 {published data only}
  • Saracoglu Kemal T, Acar Ahmet H, Kuzucuoglu Tamer, Yakupoglu Sezer. Delayed diagnosis of white phosphorus burn. Burns 2013;39(4):825-26.
Song 1985 {published data only}
  • Song ZY, Lu YP, Gu XQ. Treatment of yellow phosphorus skin burns with silver nitrate instead of copper sulfate. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 1985;11:33.
Weinberger 1978 {published data only}
  • Weinberger A, Ben Bassat M, Kaplan I. Treatment of phosphorus burns. Harefuah  1987;94(12):412-14.

References to studies awaiting assessment

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Bonelli 1971 {published data only}
  • Bonelli U, Varotti C. Clinical and therapeutic aspects of burns caused by wartime residues of phosphorus. Archivio Italiano di Dermatologia, Venereologia, e Sessuologia 1971;36(5):287-96.

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
Barillo 2004
  • Barillo DJ, Cancio LC, Goodwin CW. Treatment of white phosphorus and other chemical burn injuries at one burn center over a 51-year period. Burns 2004 ;30(5):448-52.
Deeks 2009
  • Deeks JJ, Higgins JPT, Altman DG. Chapter 9: Analysing data and undertaking meta-analyses.. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.0.1 [updated March 2011]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.
Eldad 1955
  • Eldad A, Wisoki M, Cohen H, Breiterman S, Chaouat M, Wexler MR, et al. Phosphorous burns: evaluation of various modalities for primary treatment. Burn Care Rehabilitation 1955;16:49-55.
Eldad 1991
Higgins 2003
Higgins 2011a
  • Higgins JPT, Altman DG. Chapter 8: Assessing risk of bias in included studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0 [updated March 2011]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.
Higgins 2011b
  • Higgins JPT, Deeks JJ, Altman DG. Chapter 16:  Special topics in statistics. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.1.0 [updated March 2011]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2011. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.
Kaufman 1988
  • Kaufman T, Ullmann Y, Har-Shai Y. Phosphorus burns: a practical approach to local treatment. Burn Care Rehabilitation 1988;9(5):474-75.
Rabinowitch 1943
  • Rabinowitch IM. Treatment of phosphorus burns: with a note on acute phosphorus poisoning. Canadian Medical Association Journal 1943 ;48(4):291-96.
Souba 2007
  • Souba W, Fink MP, Jurkovich GJ, Kaiser LR, Pearce WH, Pemberton JH, et al. ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice. 6th Edition. WebMD Professional Publishing, 2007.
Spanholtz 2009
  • Spanholtz TA,  Theodorou P,  Amini P,  Spilker G. Severe burn injuries: acute and long-term treatment. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International 2009;106(38):607-13.