Anyone can sustain a burn. Depending on the severity of the burn different treatment concepts are required from first aid treatment to dedicated treatments in special burns centers.
In cooperation with burns specialists, B. Braun has developed dedicated products to improve the treatment of burn injuries.
This document is a practical guide to managing burn injuries for healthcare professionals everywhere who are not-burn specialists. With an emphasis on presenting hands-on and relevant clinical information, it focuses on the evaluation and management of non-complex burn injuries that are appropriate for treatment outside of specialist burns units.
Read more in the publication below from Wounds International: Best practice Guidelines: effective skin and wound management of non-complex burns, supported by B. Braun.
Learn more about burn treatment & case studies
Interview with Dr Bjorn Behr
Dr Bjorn Behr discusses the importance of wound cleansing when managing patients with burns and how wound cleansing may help to reduce bioburden/biofilm in wounds.
Learn more about wound bed preparation.
Prontosan Wound Gel X
Clinical effectiveness of alginate silver dressing in outpatient management of partial-thickness burns Study: Opasanon S, Muangman P, Namviriyachote N. Clinical effectiveness of alginate silver dressing in outpatient management of partial-thickness burns. Int Wound J 2010; 7:467–471
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Wound Care Blog
Benefits of Debridement Pads in Clinical Practice
During the inflammatory phase of healing slough and exudate is produced, in chronic wounds excess exudate and the presence of slough can impede healing and contribute to biofilm production. Wound Bed Preparation (WBP) aims in the reduction of debris and bioburden from a wound bed via the removal of devitalised tissue, slough and exudate.
Aligning treatment to the wound infection continuum – a podiatry perspective
Kim Wilde, Advanced Podiatrist at the Manchester Local Care Organisation, provides her insight into wound infection when considering the treatment of lower limb and foot wounds.
Management and prevention of wound infections during Covid-19 - Part Three
In September 2020, we interviewed Louisa Way, Interim Head of Clinical Practice – Falls Prevention, Moving & Handling and Tissue Viability at University Hospitals Dorset, about her experiences of working as a wound care / tissue viability specialist during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is the final part of the series of videos.