Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Rate of Leg Ulcer Healing Similar for Honey, Usual Care

Honey Dressings "Do Not Significantly Improve Healing"
Nursing Practice, 1/9/2008

Treating leg ulcers with honey-impregnated dressings does not seem to speed up the healing process in comparison with usual care, a study shows.

Venous leg ulcers have been treated with compression bandages for years but recently there has been renewed interest in honey as a potential healing agent…

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